In 1930 at the height of the Great Depression, Fred Hudson Sr knew his growing business, in Connelly Springs, NC, needed some muscle. So he purchased a 1929 Ford AA truck and the very newest addition to the Ford line, the 1930 SVO truck. The SVO was the latest and greatest thing for Ford, going away from the smaller engine and axle size available in the A and AA models. The SVO came in a wide range of styles and came with a wide variety of features. Truck sales for Ford in 1930 hit the 200,000 mark for the very first time. The two trucks, were for use at the Hudson family general store business, in Connelly Springs, NC. Where they sold groceries, household goods, feed, hardware and yes furniture. The original store in Connelly Springs, NC is now the location of Lindy Hudson's Furniture, which is still owned by family members.
Hudson’s furniture, founded in 1981, 38 years ago, now with 17 stores across Florida, continues the proud traditions of the Hudson’s family, represented by the historic vehicles.
1930 Ford SVO truck located at the Sarasota Location
1929 Ford AA truck located at the Pinellas Park Location