In May 1862, the first public school on the Comstock was organized by Mary Gastor. School was held in a rented building until 1874 when a more permanent building was built by school authorities in Lower Gold Hill.
Mary Stoddard Doten (culture – education) Mary Stoddard was born March 25, 1845, in Westville, Connecticut. Not much is known about her early life, other than what she wrote in her diary beginning January 1, 1858, and ending with her last chronological entry dated May 6, 1866. Fortunately we can glean some idea of her […]