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Centennial Hall turns 20

In 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William Seward bought Alaska from Russia for $7 million. More than a century later, the city of Juneau spent about the same amount to build...

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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1867, Secretary of State William Seward and Baron Stoecki of Russia signed a treaty for the sale of Alaska to the United States. In 1916, on the 49th anniversary of...

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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1867, Secretary of State William Seward and Baron Stoecki of Russia signed the treaty selling Alaska to the United States. In 1916, on the 49th anniversary of the Alaska...

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This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1867, Secretary of State William Seward and Baron Stoecki of Russia, signed the treaty selling Alaska to the United States. In 1916, on the 49th anniversary of the...

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Spielberg's 'Lincoln' a towering achievement

...both for ability and resemblance to their historical counterparts, from major players such as Secretary of State William Seward (David Strathairn) and firebrand Congressman Thaddeus Stevens (Tommy Lee Jones) down to minor characters like...

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Seward's folly goes on celebrating Seward

...s Day State and city governments are closed today in observance of Seward s Day. According to Zachary Kent's "William Seward: the Mastermind of the Alaska Purchase," the Chicago Evening Journal called Alaska "a dreary waste of snow and...

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Southeast Sagas: Buying the 'icebox' got Seward little credit

...statues at the time. But Seward's long career in New York State made him a suitable subject for a public monument. William Seward was born in New York State in 1801, served as state senator, and, in 1838, won his first term as governor. He...

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Tours with perspective

...we treat them with great respect because some of them contain burial grounds." The company also offers a Fort William Seward tour and a historic Haines tour. "We emphasize that this was once Native land and how Presbyterian missionaries...

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Business
Palin plans two events in Indiana

...the two-year session. Palin's only other planned travel so far is a June trip to the Auburn, N.Y., home of William Seward, the former Secretary of State responsible for the purchase of the Alaska territory from Russia. The foundation...

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Tours with perspective

...we treat them with great respect because some of them contain burial grounds." The company also offers a Fort William Seward tour and a historic Haines tour. "We emphasize that this was once Native land and how Presbyterian missionaries...

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