Seward History

Moving the museum

Moving the museum

Here are a few pictures of the museum move that show the work that went fast and smooth. News from the Library; according to Patty Linville, Director of the library museum, the goal set Friday was for the books to all be unpacked by the end of the day. Rachel […]

Seward Community Library Museum Update

Seward Community Library Museum Update

Construction of the Seward Community Library Museum is nearing completion, and plans are underway for a community grand opening celebration on January 12th. Regular library services will begin in the new building on January 14th. Seward Community Library will be closed from December 9, 2012 – January 11, 2013. After […]

Hard Hat Tour of the Library Museum, Wed Oct 3rd

Hard Hat Tour of the Library Museum, Wed Oct 3rd

While the ‘Northern Lights’ siding is going up on the outside of the Library Museum, the inside progress is at a point that will allow guided tours. If you would like to do a walk through ‘Hard Hat Tour’ of the Library Museum, we have eight spaces available for this […]

Road to Exit Glacier Flood Damage Update

Road to Exit Glacier Flood Damage Update

The road to Exit Glacier between mile 7 and 8.6 within Kenai Fjords National Park remains closed due to flood damage. The road is no longer safe for two-way traffic due to undercutting of the asphalt road surface. Visitors can access the Exit Glacier area on foot or bicycle by […]

Harding Icefield excursion, circa 1982. Photo by Keith Knighten

Exit Glacier Area Local History Project

Are you interested in finding out how the Exit Glacier area was used prior to it becoming part of Kenai Fjords National Park? Join Kenai Fjords National Park staff on Friday, October 5 at 6:30pm in the Seward Community Library for an update on an oral history project that recorded the uses of the […]

Seward Senior Center honors Alaska Nellie

Seward Senior Center honors Alaska Nellie

Seward honored one our most famous pioneer women ‘Alaska Nellie’ at a Strawberry Shortcake birthday party, July 23, at the Seward Senior Center. Alaska Nellie was famous for many things but amongst them all was her homegrown strawberries. She always invited everyone for a Strawberry feast at her annual birthday […]

Got Your Tile?

Got Your Tile?

The deadline is fast approaching it have your Tribute Tile on the wall of the new Library Museum (see ad on the right here on SCN). Deadline date of June 1, 2012 was set by the building committee working to raise funds for the project. The Tribute Tiles are beautifully […]

SEWARD ALASKA 1947 continued

Heres some more photos of Seward and the Seward highway about 1947, taken by George Daniels,George lives in Florida, if you would like to contact him, his E-Mail is  “FGG50YRS@GMAIL.COM, he would love to hear from you,or E-Mail me at  ‘ DONUTSDOO@YAHOO.COM”,  HOPE YOU ENJOY THE PICTURES. Bruce Wollison

Iditarod Historic Trail Statue Unveiled

Iditarod Historic Trail Statue Unveiled

By Heidi Zemach for SCN It could not have been a finer day for a historic dedication ceremony Thursday, May 3rd. The sun was out in the brisk afternoon, flocks of seagulls flew overhead squawking, and from within the Alaska SeaLife Center nearby could be heard the barks of sealions. […]