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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Protecting Hudson's Historical Cemetery

Old Township Burying Ground

Hudson, founded in 1799, has always been committed to the preservation of its history. The Old Hudson Township Burying Ground, located on Chapel Street, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Abolitionist John Brown's parents Ruth and Owen Brown are buried there, along with Hudson's founder David Hudson and his family. The City and Western Reserve Academy initiated a partnership to restore, preserve, and use the Burying Ground as a cross-curricular classroom that will provide more historical context for students and public tours. Read the full story below.

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