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Hudson Heritage to unveil markers for Hudson's Historic District June 4

Published: June 3, 2014 5:57 PM
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Hudson, OH - Members of the community are invited to join Hudson Heritage Association Wednesday, June 4 when it celebrates the installation of six markers identifying the boundaries of Hudson’s national historic district.

The unveiling will take place at 2 p.m., at the intersection of South Main and Ravennna Sts on the green. Hudson Mayor William Currin will lead the ceremony. Tom Vince, archivist and historian at Western Reserve Academy, will provide remarks about the district and the process leading to its designation. Vince was a member of the HHA committee that worked with state and federal authorities to obtain the listing.

With the help of the city, the six new enameled cast aluminum markers will be installed at the following locations:

On Aurora Street, at the intersection of Hudson Street

On East Streetsboro Street, near the intersection of Bradley Drive

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On West Streetsboro Street, on the southwest green, by the Boy Scout cabin

On South Main Street, near the intersection of Ravenna Street

On North Main Street, north of Brandywine Drive

On Owen Brown Street, at the bridge over Brandywine Creek

Founded in 1962, Hudson Heritage Association works to protect historic buildings, the village streetscape, and the city’s Western Reserve architectural aesthetic. It encourages the preservation of historic buildings by providing research, resources and education to homeowners who wish to maintain their historic homes and co-sponsors the city’s work with the Cleveland Restoration Society. HHA also works with building owners to help them meet historic marker requirements and identifies those buildings with the HHA historic marker. The association shares and celebrates the history of Northeastern Ohio by publishing books and newsletters, conducting workshops and field trips, and hosting monthly meetings that feature local preservationists, historians and craftsmen. For more information, visit www.hudsonheritage.org

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