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.
Join the Resurrection Bay Historical Society at their annual Holiday Open House from 12 - 2 pm Saturday, Dec. 9 in the Seward Museum. The series "Thursdays: Our History" is on hiatus until Thursday, Feb. 15 when Dorothy Gray presents The History of Russian Orthodoxy in Alaska and the Kenai Peninsula starting at 7 pm in the Seward Community Library & Museum. Check out the WHAT'S NEW tab on the menu bar to see further details about these 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: Intermittent due to staff shortages. For up-to-date info, check out the Seward Community Library & Museum website. 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 sells for $22 per volume or just $60 for the set.
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
Click on the Facebook icon above to access our Facebook page. Scroll down to the YouTube video City of Seward Time Capsule and fast-forward to the 7-minute mark to see Bev Dunham's presentation for the Oct. 16 "Thursdays: Our History" series.