The cemetery is one of Hudson's most undervalued treasures. In 1983, the Hudson City Cemetery--the original part of the cemetery--was judged to be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places for its "noteworthy collection of funerary art,"
This brick wall is perhaps the most intriguing architectural relic in Hudson. It stands along the east side of the house at 124 Union Street and, with its four fireboxes and chimney flues, is all that remains of the very early Hudson house shown in this picture.
Billy Shannon has an article in today's Register-Star about the recently published book Timbuctoo and its author, Tahir Shah, who visited Hudson recently: "Forgotten Hudson hero comes to light in Brit's new book." Timbuctoo tells the story of Robert Adams, an illiterate sailor from Hudson, who was the first person of European descent to enter the fabled city thought to be an African El Dorado.