For this year, 2020, Seward Day - May 16th, falls on Wm. Henry Seward's actual birthday. We will post updates regarding Seward Day. Following is a summary of a previous Seward Day event celebration:
Opening remarks by Gary Randall, President of the Florida Historical Society, were followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Mayor James Pawliczek. The County Historian, Johanna Porr, offered welcoming remarks. Historical Society Members, John J. Kimiecik & Robert Scott, presented a preview of the Society's soon to be published 2nd book: "Touching All the Bases, Places and Faces".The Young Historians of Golden HIll Elementary School presented "Prominent Citizens of Early Florida". The Fourth Grade followed with the "Golden Hill Report on Historic Tour of the Village of Florida" Seventh graders from the S.S. Seward Institute presented a power-point on the "Life and Accomplishments of William Henry Seward".Robert Scott, on behalf of the Florida Historical Society, presented books to the school and public libraries.Seward Day celebrations came to a close with the singing of Seward Songs by the Golden Hill Fourth Grade and closing remarks by Gary Randall. Refreshments followed.