Category Archive: Western Reserve College & Academy

Ellsworth Part II – The Evamere Estate

Upon his return to Hudson in the early 1900’s, James began improvements on what was then a quaint and cozy farmhouse located about 1.5 miles northeast of the town green. He eventually built the house and surrounding… Continue reading

James W. Ellsworth – Part I

Over the weekend I had a chance to do some research on James W. Ellsworth, a man whom I believe is hands down the most important figure in Hudson’s history – Yes, even… Continue reading

Old Maps

Included here are four old maps, one of which is an aerial image of Western Reserve Academy before extensive construction and expansion programs of the past several decades forever changed it’s historic campus. See… Continue reading