William Hodge (1781-1848) owned the first nursery in Buffalo, N.Y. and on the Western Frontier. Hodge also built the first brick house in Erie County.
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H.B. Hall & Sons, “William Hodge,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed January 22, 2020, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/80903.