Dedicated to educating the community about Hudson's history from its founding in 1799 to today.

The Hudson Library & Historical Society maintains the only comprehensive manuscript, genealogy, and artifact collection that documents Hudson, Ohio’s founding, history, and ongoing activities and functions.

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Abraham Lincoln visits Hudson

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) stopped in Hudson on his way to Washington, D.C. for his Presidential inauguration in 1861.​ The Pre​sident-Elect’s whistlestop tour from Springfield to Washington, D.C. included