Tombstone in the Ames Municipal Cemetery for the Hoggatt family reads: L. Q. HOGGATT/Born Mar. 21, 1815/Died Mar. 11, 1896/ ABIGALL HIS WIFE/1821-1905/ ELLEN H. MOFFITT/1856-1891. L. C. Hoggatt donated the land, west of Grand Avenue, for Ames's first school, the Hoggatt School. The Ames Heritage Association rescued this one-room schoolhouse from destruction and restored it in the early 1980s. Hoggatt School is now located on the grounds of Meeker Elementary School.
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