The First House in Hudson Colony
First House in Hudson Colony

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Accession# 1999.FIC
Collection Homes of Hudson
Description Erected in 1836, the James Turner Gildersleeve home on Broadway Street was the first house in the Hudson Colony. This residence also served as Hudsons first post office. The structure was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977, but he house was razed in 2000 due to its deteriorating condition.
Year Range from 1836
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Year range to 2000
Object ID 1999.FIC.9
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Gildersleeve, Charles Turner
Place Hudson, IL
Subjects Homes
Early Hudson History
Title James Turner Gildersleeve Home on Broadway
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Last modified on: June 05, 2015