Seward Family in Photos

Join Seward House Museum Facilities Manager and historian, Andrew Roblee, for a look at the Seward family through archival photographs from the museum’s collection. Rarely seen on display, these photos present the family in various settings that capture their day to day lives in nuanced biographical detail. Date(s): 05/13/2014 Location: Seward House Museum 33 South St. Auburn, NY 13021 Time: …

Paws & Claws Family Day at the Seward House

May 24, 2014 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Huskies, eagles, and squirrels, oh my! The Seward House Museum welcomes animal lovers of all ages to participate in a series of pet themed activities. From 1- 2 PM is the Paws & Claws tour of the museum that relates the family’s rich history of pets and the stories behind them taken directly from personal …

May’s First Friday at Seward House Museum

May 2nd 5pm-8pm Join us for a First Friday reception, featuring live American acoustic music by guitar player & vocalist, Tim Herron, and a photography exhibit by emerging artist, Caleb Filer. Tim is based out of Syracuse, New York and plays in a band, as well as playing and singing solo. Caleb is studying photography at Onondaga Community College, where he is graduating in May 2014. His work …

Seward House Museum Unveils Underground Railroad Exhibit

Seward House Museum Unveils Underground Railroad Exhibit “I think it is wrong to hold men in bondage at any time and under any circumstances. I think it right and just, therefore, to abolish slavery…” William Seward, 1850 On Tuesday, June 22, Seward House Museum opened an exhibit celebrating the Seward family’s dedication to abolition and the Underground Railroad. In 1891, …

Women of the Seward House Tour

Speaking for Themselves: Women of the Seward House Tour Saturday, January 9th, February 6th, and March 6th 2010 at 1:00pm On the first Saturday of each month, Jennifer Haines Curator of Education and Outreach, gives her dynamic women’s tour. “Speaking for Themselves: Women of the Seward House,” refocuses the tour on Seward’s wife and daughter and dynamic times in which …