CSDB 1901-1920



  • The Greenhouse was added.
  • Winfield Scott Stratton bequeathed $25,500 to CSDB to be invested and the interest used annually as rewards for excellence in scholarship and demeanor.



  • General Palmer, with the Colorado Land Company, donated land extending the campus east to Hancock Ave. 
  • The school's Palmer Athletic Association was formed.
  • CSDB purchased a 120-acre dairy ranch east of Hancock Avenue.
  • Lake MacDonald, at the SW corner of the campus, was created for ornamental purposes.  The lake was filled in 1926.


Administration Building
  • The Administration Building was built at a cost of $45,424.


Industrial Building 1907
Hospital Annex 1907
  • The Industrial Building was added containing a garage, maintenance shop and the laundry.
  • Hospital Annex was added to provide an isolation area for those with contagious diseases.



The Barn
Jones 1911
  • The Barn (November 1911) and Jones Hall (1913) and were completed.
  • An additional 80 acres were added to the dairy ranch and a poultry station was formed at the school.



Palmer Hall
  • Palmer Hall was added as a dormitory for deaf boys, with a capacity of 60 beds.
  • 23 acres south of Pikes Peak purchased for future expansion.