From Rob Murphy on Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 15:14:50 from 18.104.22.168
Named after Lincoln's Secretary of State William Seward - a man who was almost assassinated along with Lincoln. Also responsible for the purchase of Alaska from Russia which was often referred to as "Sewards Folly".
Little known fact - if you tour Seward's house in New York you can see a mantle above the fireplace that was crafted by a young carpenter that lived in the neighborhood named Brigham Young.
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