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January 15, 2020 Karen Lewis

Aug. 28th, 1903

Official birthday of the city of Seward when John Ballaine and 82 other pioneers arrived in Resurrection Bay to build the railroad north.



  1. T.W. Hawkins (in doorway) arrived Aug. 28, 1903, and started a store with Charles Brown. W.A. McPherson photo.
    (Resurrection Bay Historical Society 506.1.5)
  2. View looking north up Fourth Avenue from dock in 1903. (Resurrection Bay Historical Society 32.1.8)
  3. “Landing at Seward Aug. 28, 1903” shows people who arrived on the vessel Santa Ana. (Resurrection Bay Historical
    Society 31.1.1)