Historic Preservation


Dr. H. Lyle Smith House

BUILT: c.1840, enlarged and remodeled c.1876

ADDRESS: 354-356 Union Street Hudson, New York

In 1853 the widow Eliza L. Smith acquired a property located on the north side of Union Street, near the intersection of Union and South Fourth Streets (fig. 1). She and her two children, H. Lyle Smith and Gertrude Smith, took up residence in the dwelling house that stood on the lot, which formerly belonged to Hanford Benedict, a hatter with a shop on Warren Street.