RBHS / F.G. Hale Collection A view of early day Seward, Alaska, at the head of Resurrection Bay shows the railroad dock along the southern waterfront.

RBHS / F.G. Hale Collection
A view of early day Seward, Alaska, at the head of Resurrection Bay shows the railroad dock along the southern waterfront.

Resurrection Bay Historical Society Objectives

  • To collect, preserve and make accessible to the public materials that help establish and illustrate the history of the Seward area.
  • To stimulate interest and disseminate information about the history of the Seward area.
  • To encourage the preservation of historical buildings, structures and sites in the Seward area.

Activities

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Resurrection Bay Historical Society has put a hold on its monthly meetings and Fourth Thursdays: Our History programs. Please check back to find out when our monthly programs will resume in the Seward Community Library & Museum at 239 Sixth Avenue. To become a member of RBHS, complete a membership form and mail it to RBHS, PO Box 55, Seward, AK 99664.

Collection

The Resurrection Bay Historical Society collection of objects, photographs and archives has a home in the museum portion of the Seward Community Library & Museum, 239 Sixth Ave., Seward, Alaska. The Society also maintains an index of obituaries of local residents. For questions about local history, contact us at the email listed below. Museum hours have been curtailed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Visits are possible between 12 and 5 pm Friday and Saturday, and by appointment Tuesday through Thursday (walk-ins accommodated during library hours when able). Call 907-224-4082 to make an appointment. For further information about museum operations, check out the Seward Community Library & Museum website.

Resurrection Bay Historical Society
PO Box 55
Seward, AK 99664
rbhs1903@gmail.com