When Is Seward's Day

Seward's Day is a state holiday in Alaska and it is celebrated on the last Monday of March.

What do people do on Seward's Day?

Seward's Day is a state holiday; therefore schools and offices are off on this day. There are many events and activities held on Seward's Day. Few special programs like storytelling for people of all age groups, historical slideshow about the history of Alaska and special history show about Alaska is shown to everyone.

Many schools hold activities like reports, essays and class discussions are held about William Seward’s achievements and life. It’s a day completely dedicated to learning about Seward's Day.

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