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  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.

Events 

"Thursdays: Our History" -- The next program in this monthly series on Thursday, Nov. 21 will feature Colleen Kelly reading excerpts from letters in the Resurrection Bay Historical Society archives. Claud "Jack" Shea was a master mechanic in 1919 for the Alaska Railroad when he wooed Anna Bryan in letters that he penned to her. After they were married and she traveled Outside with their children, his letters to her detailed the challenging work on a boat that hauled logs from Day Harbor. The program starts at 7 pm in the Community Room at Seward Community Library Museum.

Windows of History

Iditarod Trail Souvenir Plates are featured in the atrium's window display area in the Seward Community Library Museum. These commemorative plates were issued annually during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to Nome. This collection belongs to the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers.

Temporary Exhibit

"History of the Seward Dairy" occupies the temporary exhibit corner in the Seward Museum. Check out the photos, newspaper articles and artifacts that detail the history of this longtime area business. You'll learn that the Leirer family did not start the dairy enterprise, although they did operate it for many years until its closure in the 1950s.