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Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA - Catholic Church and Rectory, Hudson, Mich.

Hudson, Lenawee, MI

Hudson was named for Dr. Daniel Hudson, an original landowner. The city's motto is "Small Town Big Heart."


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Catholic Church and Rectory, Hudson, Mich.
Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA

Catholic Church and Rectory, Hudson, Mich.
Hudson Mich. Water Works
Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA

Hudson Mich. Water Works
Will Carleton Home, Hudson, Mich.
Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA

Will Carleton Home, Hudson, Mich.

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1854 - Hudson
Hudson, a post-township in the S. W. port of Lenawee co., Michigan. Pop., 1544.

Hudson, a thriving post-village in the above township, on the Michigan Southern railroad, and on Tiffin's creek, 16 miles W. from Adrian. Population, about 600.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
1895 - Hudson
Hudson, a post-village of Lenawee co, Michigan in Hudson township, on Tiffin River, and on the Michigan Southern Railroad, 17 miles W. by S. of Adrian, 17 miles E. of Hillsdale, and about 30 miles S. of Jackson. It has 6 churches, a high school, 2 banking-houses, a foundry, and manufactures of potash, bells, cider, tiles, flour, wooden-ware, ploughs, &c. Two weekly newspapers are pub ed here. Pop. in 1890, 2178; of the township, 3479.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
Hudson, a banking city of Lenawee co., Mich., on the Tiffin River and on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern and the Cincinnati Northern Re., 17 miles W. by S. of Adrian. It has manufactures of pumps, bicycles, voting- machines, evaporated fruits, etc. Pop. in 1900, 2403. A sanitarium is located here.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
2023 - While Hudson is a smaller town, it has its own charm and a variety of activities to offer. Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Hudson:
Hudson Museum:

Start your visit by exploring the local history at the Hudson Museum. It's a great way to get acquainted with the town's past.

Hudson Cinema:

Catch a movie at the local cinema if you're in the mood for some entertainment. It's a classic way to spend an evening.

Bean Creek Preserve:

If you enjoy the outdoors, head to Bean Creek Preserve. It's a lovely spot for hiking and enjoying nature. Don't forget your camera – there might be some beautiful landscapes to capture!

Lenawee County Fair and Event Grounds:

Check the local events calendar to see if there are any festivals or events happening at the fairgrounds. It's a lively place during special occasions.

Local Cafés and Bakeries:

Explore the local cafés and bakeries for a taste of the town's culinary scene. You might discover some hidden gems with delicious treats and coffee.

Hudson Public Library:

If you're a book lover, spend some time at the Hudson Public Library. It's a quiet place to... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA

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male ancestorJoseph H SALISBURY (April 1800, - 14 January 1849 , Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA)
female ancestorHarriet SMITH (1800, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA - 1840, , Michigan, USA)
female ancestorAlice GROVER (15 July 1801, , New York, USA - 16 April 1873, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA)
female ancestorLydia Minerva MOON (26 January 1827, , New York, USA - 2 September 1898, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA)
female ancestorLucy Clarinda MOON (27 May 1832, , New York, USA - 20 August 1887, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA)
photo of Adelle Carrie BENNETTAdelle Carrie BENNETT (31 December 1861, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA - 15 April 1940, Lebanon Twp, Clinton, Michigan, USA)
male ancestorOra Albert BILLS (3 December 1880, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA - 19 July 1963, Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, USA)
male ancestorWinfield Reuben BLOSSOM (14 October 1880, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA - 22 June 1947, Chicago, Illinois, USA)
female ancestorElizabeth BOIES (5 April 1880, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA - 23 April 1959, Los Angeles, California, USA)

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