Tag: History Tour

Historic Hudson: In Person Walking Tour, Aug 22

Big Onion Walking Tours’ Historic Hudson – In Person Tour, takes place on Saturday, August 22. The City of Hudson is much more than a quaint town in the Hudson River Valley. Founded by Quakers in 1785, Hudson quickly grew to a major commercial center and almost became the capital of New York State. Hudson offers the finest “Main Street” in New York and features examples of every architectural style since the late 18th century, including two of the rarest, Adam and Egyptian Revival.

The tour will explore the diverse social history, architecture, and people of this Upstate urban center. Stops could include: Promenade Hill, Nantucket Houses, sites associated with the Underground Railroad, the most notorious Red Light district north of Times Square, and locations associated with Thomas Jefferson, Ma Brown, Charles Dickens, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jack “Legs” Diamond, Ada Louise Huxtable, and Lieutenant William H. Allen, who was killed by pirates.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, August 22, 2020 / 1pm
Tour is approximately 2 hours long

Meet at the gazebo on the corner of Union Street & West Court, in front of Columbia County Courthouse.

TICKETS: $30 ($20 Seniors & Full-Time Students)
Advance reservations required
Visit bigonion.com/tour/historic-hudson


Dedicated Historic Hudson telephone: (518) 249-5994


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Hudson History Bus Tour, Jun 9

Screen Shot 2019-06-02 at 4.11.26 PMJoin Hudson Area Library’s  History Room researcher, John Craig, and Former Mayor, Richard F. Tracy, on the library’s first annual Hudson History Bus Tour and discover the lowdown on the REAL Hudson History.

The tour begins and ends at Hudson Brewing Company, and winds its way through the streets of our beloved city.  Along the way, the bus will stop to discuss historic buildings, people, scandals and moments in history!

The tour is a fundraiser for the History Room and ticket prices will support the preservation, archiving, and digitizing of items in the library’s special collections pertaining to the history of the City of Hudson, Greenport and Stockport.

Sunday, June 9, 2019 / 1 – 4pm

Hudson Brewing Company
99 South 3rd Street
Hudson, NY 12534

Tickets – $60.

UPDATE: All seats have been reserved. If you would like to be added to the waitlist for this event or added to an email list to hear about future bus tours, please contact programs@hudsonarealibrary.org.

email: programs@hudsonarealibrary.org


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