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Historic Colonial - Hudson, OH 

Jeremiah Brown House, Historic Renovation (Design - Build)

Hudson, Ohio is well known for its historic role in the anti-slavery movement and specifically, as a final stop on the Underground Railroad. This is the home of Jeremiah Brown, brother of legendary abolitionist, John Brown. According to the Hudson Historical Society, "Jeremiah stored weapons for his brother on this site and local tradition says the dry cistern under the back addition was often used to hide slaves."

Scroll through the images below to see those cisterns we dug up and restored, along with the design and construction process of this historic renovation. ​

J. Kapela Design & Construction was honored to to become associated with such history and takes great pride in matching existing details and designing within the character of the original structure. We relish all historic renovation design and construction challenges that your unique home might present. Contact us today to discuss your needs and learn more about how we work through our design and build process with existing homes. 

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