(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”.
Please join us.
(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,
Topics: World War II
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.
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.
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.
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...)
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.
In the “Women’s Work” exhibition, HUDSON FINE CRAFT and the HUDSON HISTORICAL SOCIETY in collaboration with the WAR MEMORIAL LIBRARY will examine how