Seward's Day commemorates the United States signing the treaty that bought Alaska from Russia, signed on March 30, 1867.
Seward's Day is a state holiday. As such, all state offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Alaska Courts System, will be closed today.
The school district, federal offices (including post off-ices), Kenai Peninsula Bor-ough offices and city offices are open.
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