Historic Preservation

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

General William Jenkins Worth Birthplace

BUILT: c.1791

ADDRESS: 209-211 Union Street Hudson, New York

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Standing on the south side of Union Street, near the intersection with Second Street, is a modest Georgian-style house that holds the distinction as the birthplace of General William Jenkins Worth (1794-1849), a highly celebrated commander and hero of the Mexican-American War. The residence is also one of the few remaining examples of Hudson's late-eighteenth-century architecture.

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Built by the prominent architect Isaac G. Perry in 1898, the Galvan formerly the Hudson Armory, is an impressive three-story masonry on the periphery of the Hudson Historic District that once housed York State Army National Guard. Owned by Galvan Partners, the has been the site of numerous community resources designed in to community needs: the Hudson Area Library, now with an inviting in which to welcome residents; Perfect Ten, a non-profit dedicated support 4th through 9th grade girls in their academic achievement new senior center operated by the city, a much-needed facility for Hudson's aging population.