Preserving History and Honoring a Great Statesman
Born in Florida, New York in 1801, William H. Seward was one of our nation's most distinguished political leaders. Remembered primarily for his role as Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and his guiding influence in the purchase of Alaska as Secretary of State in the Andrew Johnson administration, Seward was also a Senator and New York Governor in his long career. Read more...
Senator Bonacic Lends SupportRecipient of one of three grants under the Municipal Facilities Capital program, the Seward/Mapes Homestead Restoration will receive $50,000 in state funding for its preservation and community education efforts. Village of Florida Mayor and founding member James Pawliczek, said the grant “will go a long way to restoring the William Henry Seward Homestead.” For more information about the grant, visit the The Florida Focus online.
Read About Seward in an Acclaimed Biography
Ever since Walter Stahr's memorable lecture and book signing event here in the Fall of 2012 we have been asked where a signed copy of "Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man" might be purchased. There are still some hard cover copies on hand, so order now and Mr. Stahr will be able to honor your request. His biography of William H. Seward, the first in nearly 25 years, was highly praised by reviewers and historians alike.
For more information about Walter Stahr and his future author events visit his website at www.walterstahr.com.
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