Carl G. Whitbeck, Jr. will present a talk on October 17, 2019 from 6-7:30 pm at the Hudson Area Library on the the History of Hudson's Merchants & Whalers.  This is Mr. Whitbeck's second talk as part of the Hudson Area Library's Local History Speaker series.  The presentation will cover the commerce of Hudson from the time of its inception as a city in 1785 to the early 1960’s and through to the present. Mr. Whitbeck, a partner at Whitbeck Benedict & Smith LLP and a local resident whose family has deep roots in the area, will be displaying and discussing items from his own extensive local history collection.