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.
The Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour will be held Wednesday, June 21 starting at 10:30 pm. Check out the WHAT'S NEW tab on the menu bar to see further details about this and other events hosted by Resurrection Bay Historical Society.
To become a member of RBHS and to help support the preservation of local history, please complete a membership form and mail it to RBHS, PO Box 55, Seward, AK 99664. All members receive a monthly newsletter and gain free admission to the museum.
Museum hours: 11 am - 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Starting June 4 through Aug. 27, the museum is also open 1 - 4:30 pm Sunday. Admission: $5 for ages 13 and up. Free: RBHS members and children 12 and younger. Sunday movies: Two movies in the Community Room at 2 pm are "Iditarod National History Trail" and "Waves Over Seward" about the 1964 earthquake. Suggested donation is $5. Don't forget to check out our gift case in the museum; we're the only place you can buy a Seward Flag. A perfect tool for historians is Mary Barry's three-volume "Seward, Alaska: History of the Gateway City", which sell for $22 per volume or just $60 for the set. For further information about museum operations, check out the Seward Community Library & Museum website.
The Resurrection Bay Historical Society collection of objects, photographs and archives has a home in the museum portion of the Seward Community Library & Museum at 239 Sixth Ave. The Society also maintains an index of obituaries of local residents. For questions about local history, contact us at the email listed below.
Resurrection Bay Historical Society
PO Box 55
Seward, AK 99664
Donations to Collection
Resurrection Bay Historical Society is pleased to accept donations to its collection of objects, photographs and archives connected to the history of Seward and surrounding area. To make a donation, contact the historical society (see address above) and give a description of the item and a photo if possible. All donations must be accompanied by a signed and dated Deed of Gift