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Seward House Museum
One of the most influential men of his times, William Seward (1801-1872) was a New York State Governor, a U.S. Senator, and Secretary of State to Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Seward is best known for his negotiations for the Purchase of Alaska, dubbed by critics as "Seward's Folly." He and his family supported abolition and women's rights. The house was a haven for fugitive slaves. ...visit us for more.
Seward House Museum
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• Underground Railroad & Abolition
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The History of Woman Suffrage in New York
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