Local History

Below are resource guides to selected notable individuals, places, events and collections that have helped to shape and define Hudson. Hudson Library & Historical Society owns many of the papers and records on these various topics (linked in each resource guide where applicable). For additional information on our collections, see the manuscript collection page or contact us.

Historical Events

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

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