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 over 90 stops in towns throughout Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. While Lincoln’s stop in Hudson on February 15, 1861, lasted no longer than three minutes, a local newspaper […]