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 is on summer hiatus from its monthly meetings in the Community Room of Seward Community Library Museum at 239 Sixth Avenue. The next meeting will be at 7 pm. on Thursday, Sept. 26. 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 summer hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm. On Sundays, RBHS volunteers open the Seward Museum from 1-5 pm with the following special activities: "Iditarod Trail" movie at 2 pm, and "Waves Over Seward" movie about the 1964 earthquake at 3 pm. Admission is $4; free for age 12 and under. For information about museum operations, call 907-224-3902, or check out the Seward Community Library Museum website.

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