Hudson in the Civil War

The American Civil War came upon Hudson in the 1860s as much as it did in any city or town across America.  Perhaps feelings were even stronger here owing to Hudson’s role in the anti-slavery movement, through Western Reserve College, the Underground Railroad and strong abolitionist sentiments. Hudson’s John Brown led the raid on the […]

Grace Goulder Izant

Writer and journalist, perhaps best known for her weekly long-running column in the Plain Dealer Magazine

Hudson in the War of 1812

The War of 1812, often called America’s “second war of independence,” was fought between the United States and Great Britain from 1812 until 1815. On June 18, 1812, the United States declared war on Great Britain citing a multitude of grievances including trade restrictions that Great Britain tried to enforce on the United States, Great […]