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Hudson Historical Society monthly meeting Mon 9 January 2017

(texte francais suit...) Long-time and well known Hudson resident Bill (William) Young will present the following subject: “1946...the year JACKIE ROBINSON came to Montreal and changed the face of baseball, forever”.

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HHS Monthly Meeting 19:30 - Monday, November 14th. 2016

(FR text follows) Lorraine d’Artois, former Hudsonite now of Montreal, will be speaking about her illustrious parents Major Guy d'Artois and Sonia Butt.  She will highlight her father’s military career in the Canadian Military,


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Avis IMPORTANT Notice!

The Hudson Historical Society museum will be closed this coming weekend (15 & 16 October, 2016) to allow us to take down the existing display and return our permanent display./  Le musee de la Societe Historique de Hudson sera ferme ce weekend pour nous permettre de retourner a notre affichage permanent. 

 


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HHS Monthly Meeting 19:30 - Monday, October 10th. 2016

Martin Hofton, long-time resident of Hudson and amateur historian, who has spoken at previous events (e.g. The Dragon Explosion, Hudson Hosiery, Pine Lake history), will recount the tragic sinking of the SS Atlantic near Halifax in 1873.


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HHS Monthly Meeting 19:30 - Monday, Sept. 12th. 2016

A public lecture will be given by life time resident, historian and author Rod L. Hodgson entitled ‘Hudson’s Bygone Era’. Rod’s talk will be a fast paced 55 minute PowerPoint presentation containing over 150 photos/scenes of old Hudson from the mid-1800’s up to 2011.  Besides recognizable landmarks still here today we will also see many which have been transformed or disappeared from our landscape.


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Scarecrow Making Workshop...Fun for ALL ages ! Sept. 18th 11:00 - 15:00 at the Hudson Historical Museum and Garden

Sunday September 18th is about having fun and making your own friendly or scary scarecrow. (Click Read more...)


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Must See! Women's Work Exhibition held over until mid-August

Womens Work is an exhibition that addresses how women have used needlework and textile-related crafts (sewing, embroidery, crochet, weaving) to clothe their families, furnish their houses, build community and create income over the last 150 years. Most of the articles on display have been lent by Hudson residents, and many have stories to tell. In addition to the finely crafted objects, the tools designed to perform these intricate and specialized tasks are also on display.


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Women's Work Exhibition

Hudson Historical Society Museum - 541 Main Road, Hudson Qc Weds-Sun 10:00 - 16:00

In the “Women’s Work” exhibition, HUDSON FINE CRAFT and the HUDSON HISTORICAL SOCIETY in collaboration with the WAR MEMORIAL LIBRARY will examine how 

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May 13th 2016: Special event tonight! - Women's Work Vernissage

You are cordially invited to the Vernissage for the Women's Work Exhibition ahead of the general public.

Place: Hudson Historical Society Museum 

Date and Time:  Friday, May 13, 5pm to 7pm. 


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Special Guests: HHS Monthly Meeting May 9th. 2016 Speaker M. Cooper/cameo appearances of Bill Young & Trevor Ferguson.

In addition to Michael Cooper's presentation on creating a heritage centre, there will be a special appearance by Bill Young who will introduce Trevor Ferguson, the author of a somewhat fictional account of the loss of the Wakefield covered bridge titled "The River Burns".  This will segue into a brief talk about the history and events surrounding the Wakefield covered bridge, its restoration and viewing of a scale model provided by Michael.

Please join us! 


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