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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

The next “Thursdays: Our History” program is set to begin at 7 pm Thursday, Jan. 24 when there will be a public showing of 100 photographic slides taken in 1952 by Jesse Lee Home employee Gladys Bollinger. The slides were recently donated to the historical society and also include an accompanying script that describes the slides. RBHS member Dennis McLain will read the script and present the slide show at the Jan. 24 program. The event is free and open to the public.

Windows of History

Happy Holidays, Seward! is featured in the atrium's window display area at the Seward Community Library Museum.

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.