Beacon Journal staff

HUDSON: A commemoration of the War of 1812 will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hudson Library and Historical Society, 96 Library St.


The public event will recognize and honor 62 Hudson men who served in the war and will feature Eric Johnson, War of 1812 historian and officer in the Society of the War of 1812 in Ohio.


Following the presentation at 11 a.m. there will be a grave marking ceremony at Markillie Cemetery, 410 N. Main St., followed by a presentation to descendants of the soldiers and a luncheon.


The lunch will be served at Hudson Country Club, 2155 Middleton Road. The $20 cost per person must be paid in advance. Reservations can be made by email to historical.society@hudson.lib.oh.us or mailed to HGSG, 96 Library St., Hudson, OH 44236.


For information, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1043.