About THE Guide
Hudson was born in Louisiana, lived in Kentucky, graduated from the University of Mississippi, and has lived in San Francisco for twenty years. Mostly focused on the city's pre and early post-gold rush history, Hudson has written numerous articles for the San Francisco Historical Society journal, and serves on the publications committee. His latest paper focused on an unknown pocket of the city's history, "Last Bastion of San Francisco's Californios: The Mission Dolores Settlement, 1834-1848." Hudson also serves on the board of the Nob Hill Association, on the Huntington Park Committee. As the NHA's historian, as well, Hudson always thinks about his book, Fern Hill: the Lost History of San Francisco's Nob Hill.