Potsdam in Saint Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Eliza Kellas class of 1899, 1864-1943
Katherine Kellas class of 1892, 1869-1941
Eliza became first President of Russell Sage
College. Katherine became Preceptress at
Potsdam Normal School and later first
Dean at Russell Sage College.
Erected by SUNY Potsdam.
Location. 44° 39.908′ N, 74° 58.49′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is on Potsdam Drive 0.1 miles east of Pierrepont Avenue (New York State Route 56), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is fixed to the building at the north corner pedestrian entrance to the academic quad of the State University of New York at Potsdam. Potsdam Drive is not labeled on Google. It is off Pierrepont Avenue, opposite of Poplar 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. Raymond Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Timerman Hall (about 700 feet away); In Honor of the Students and Alumni (approx. 0.2 miles away); Satterlee Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Loving Memory Hosmer Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thatcher Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potsdam.
Regarding Kellas Hall. Potsdam Normal School evolved into SUNY Potsdam.
Also see . . . Eliza Kellas - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.