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

In Honor of the Students and Alumni

 
 
SUNY Potsdam WWII Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 29, 2015
1. SUNY Potsdam WWII Memorial
Inscription. In honor of the students and alumni of Potsdam State Teachers College who served their country in World War II and in reverent memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice
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Nelson Brownell, Donald Greene, George De Forrest, George Slater, Michael Elliott, Arnold La Graff, John W. Fisher, Everitt Goethe, Donald Timerman
 
Location. 44° 39.777′ N, 74° 58.605′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Pierrepont Avenue (New York State Route 56) and Spring Street. Touch for map. Memorial is on the campus of SUNY Potsdam. Memorial is fixed to Satterlee Hall at the east center entrance vestibule. The east side of Satterlee hall faces the main academic quad. The west side of Satterlee Hall is on Pierrepont Avenue at Spring Street. Marker is in this post office area: Potsdam NY 13676, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Loving Memory (here, next to this marker); Satterlee Hall (here, next to this marker); Thatcher Hall (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raymond Hall (about 600 feet away); Timerman Hall
East Side - Satterlee Hall image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 29, 2015
2. East Side - Satterlee Hall
The memorial can be seen at the center entrance vestibule, above a parked bicycle.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Kellas Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hosmer Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Clarkson-Knowles Cottage (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potsdam.
 
More about this marker. SUNY Potsdam was previously Potsdam State Teachers College, Potsdam Normal School, and St. Lawrence Academy.
 
Regarding In Honor of the Students and Alumni. For Donald Timerman, as named on the memorial, there is an academic hall on campus named in his honor, with an affixed marker in the database.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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