Mission Statement

The mission of The Seward Homestead is to collect, preserve and exhibit historical works and items related to the early life of William Henry Seward through restoration and preservation of this historic site. We also will conduct educational programming which will strive to cultivate and stimulate curiosity about the life of this vitally important figure of American History.

Window in the Mapes House

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We are a community of dedicated volunteers. If you join us you will be a part of a network of people with different skill-sets but complementary interests. Find out how you can help!

It goes without saying, we can't make this ambitious project succeed without funding. Your donation, no matter the amount, will be greatly appreciated. Your company or organization's sponsorship will also be appreciated. It is our mission to be more than a quaint landmark. We are striving to develope an educational community centerpiece that will promote interest in regional and national American history.

Please contact the Planning and Building Department of
the Village of Florida, NY for more information.
The number is 845-651-7626 (9:30am to 12:30pm, EST, M-F).
Email: info@sewardhomestead.org.

Please Lend Us Your Support

A donation of any amount will help us move forward with this ambitious undertaking. Two hundred years of neglect has taken its toll. We need to pay for the professional help that is required to restore an historic landmark to a semblance of its former state. Please make out your tax deductible contribution to:

Seward Homestead
Note: Seward Homestead Restoration

Building Department of the Village of Florida
33 South Main Street
Florida, NY 10921