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Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Jerry Welsh Gymnasium

State University of New York at Potsdam

Jerry Welsh Gymnasium Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Rusaw, November 23, 2021
1. Jerry Welsh Gymnasium Marker
For more than two decades, Jerry Welsh served SUNY Potsdam as a coach and a mentor to the men's basketball teams.

Coach Welsh embodied the spirit of competition and sportsmanship. During his tenure, the Bears enjoyed outstanding success, winning the NCAA Division III National Championships in both 1981 and 1986 and compiling a 60-game winning streak during the 1985-1987 seasons.

In recognition of Coach Welsh's exemplary leadership and his commitment to excellence, SUNY Potsdam designates the gymnasia in Maxcy Hall as the Jerry Welsh Gymnasium.
Erected 2001.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1981.
Location. 44° 39.651′ N, 74° 58.027′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in St. Lawrence County. This marker is located just outside the Jerry Welsh Gymnasium in Maxcy Hall on the SUNY Potsdam Campus. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Timerman Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hosmer Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thatcher Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away);
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Kellas Hall (approx. half a mile away); Satterlee Hall (approx. half a mile away); In Honor of the Students and Alumni (approx. half a mile away); In Loving Memory (approx. half a mile away); Raymond Hall (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potsdam.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2022, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 44 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 10, 2022, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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