Hudson Home Society Meeting Hall, Circa 1885, Meridian

The Hudson community is largely forgotten today, but in the 1870s and 1880s some of the first commercial shrimpers in McIntosh County, mostly local freedmen, made it a thriving African-American enclave. The old Hudson Home Society meeting hall is among its last tangible landmarks. A sign also notes that it was home to the “Union Brothers and Sisters”.

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3 responses to “Hudson Home Society Meeting Hall, Circa 1885, Meridian

  1. Maya E Jordan

    I remember seeing Hudson Hall growing up as a child, it is at the end of road from my childhood home. Seeing this historical building on the internet makes me feel special. Thanks for the post.

  2. Susan R Bailey

    I have passed that building many times and wondered what it was. Thank you for informing me. Does the Hudson Society still own it? I’m hoping it will continue to be preserved.

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