Library Board To Consider Move To Armory

Armory 51 North Fifth St Hudson NY 12534

Following an initial discussion yesterday afternoon with Galvan principals T. Eric Galloway and Henry van Ameringen, Hudson Area Library President Theresa Parsons and Vice President Mark Orton have agreed to bring Galvan’s proposal to consider the Armory Building at 51 North Fifth Street as a long-term location for the Hudson Area Library to the full board at their meeting on September 14.   What is being proposed will go a long way towards providing the citizens of Hudson and Greenport with a library they can be proud of.   Continue reading

Board of Trustees Offers 400 State St. For Sale

As the Hudson Area Library has found it necessary to relocate, the historic Hudson property at 400 State Street, known as the Hudson Almshouse, is now available for sale.  The library trustees are listing the building for sale for thirty days starting June 9, 2011 with the hopes that someone who shares our love of its historic significance and potential will purchase and preserve this building that is on the National Register of Historical Places.

The asking price is $450,000. Written offers containing all relevant terms should be emailed to  The terms of any offers received will be confidential information unless and until the transaction is completed.