Walking Tours

Library-led walking tours are offered from May through October on a wide variety of topics about the history of Hudson. All walking tours are weather dependent. Registration begins 1 month prior to each walking tour date. Space is limited to 30 people. All tours meet at the entrance to the library.  Remember to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. See the events calendar for the full schedule and registration information.

Information about walking tours is detailed below as well as information brochures for self-guided tours.

  • Architectural History
    See why Hudson streets and buildings are said to define the image of the Western Reserve.
  • Disasters of Hudson
    Explore the sites of accidents and calamity in Hudson’s history.
  • Hudson during the Civil War
    Join us as we explore the places and people of Hudson involved in our nation’s Civil War-from John Brown to the homes of many of the men who fought.
  • Kit Homes
    Walk by some of Hudson’s 20th century collection of homes ordered as kits through the catalogs of Sears Roebuck and other manufacturers of home materials.
  • Scandals of Hudson
    Explore the notorious corners of Hudson once whispered about in scandal and gossip.
  • Spooky Hudson
    Seek out the legends, folk tales and ghost stories of Hudson’s dearly departed.
  • Underground Railroad
    Stroll past the homes and sites that played a significant part in the anti-slavery movement of pre-Civil War Hudson.