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

Resurrection Bay Historical Society meets monthly in the Seward Community Library Museum at 239 Sixth Avenue. The next meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 23 in the Community Room of Seward Community Library Museum, following the 7 pm "Thursdays: Our History" program to be given by American Legion Post Commander Clare Sullivan on the Legion Centennial. (For more details, click on the "WHAT'S NEW" tab above. Please stop by the museum Saturday, Dec. 14 to enjoy the festive holiday decorations and listen to Sue McClure play holiday tunes on the museum's pump organ as part of Seward Second Saturdays. 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. Museum winter hours are Friday and Saturday from noon - 5 pm or by appointment (please call 907-224-4082). 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