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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.

Special Events

"Fourth Thursdays: Our History" program by local historian Doug Capra gets under way at 7 pm Thursday, April 27 in the Community Room. Doug's program will focus on the upcoming 100-year anniversary of artist Rockwell Kent's sojourn at Fox Island. All are welcome to attend this free program at the Seward Community Library Museum, 239 Sixth Avenue.

Windows of History

Sylvia Sexton, well-known Seward photographer, is featured in the window display area of the entry hall of the Seward Community Library Museum. Maddi McGraw, curator of Exhibits and Collections at the Seward Museum, put together this special exhibit which highlights the work of this Seward pioneer, who moved to Seward in 1904.

Temporary Exhibit

Seward and the First World War: 1917-1918 examines the different ways that World War I affected Seward residents, from the Army draft to local fundraising efforts, and includes a variety of historic newspaper articles, photographs, and objects, including some items on loan from Doug Capra. This temporary exhibit will be on display through the summer.