Hodgson School

Address3 mi. E. of Marshdale
QuadConifer, 1965 (1979)
SectionS30, T5S, R70W
SourceMoynihan & Waters, "Mountain Memories," pp. 10,11; Granzella, Phebe, "A Century of Mountain Area Jefferson County Schools," pp. 3,6.
OtherWild Rose Grange
Initialdate1994-05-09 00:00:00-06
Latestdate1994-07-29 00:00:00-06
HistoryThe first school in the area was known as District 26 School, and was located a short distance east of the Hodgson School. The school was named after Robert and Alice Hodgson, early area homesteaders coming from England in 1860. They sold 160 acres to August and Alice Herzman and one acre of that was donated for a new school that opened in 1915 with 18 students. Ben Pearson was the first School Board President. School continued there until the Jefferson County School reorganization in 1950. The Hodgson School building was used by the Wild Rose Grange after 1940, and presently own it.