There will be a Family History Seminar heldÂ 03-04 November 2006. Susan Easton Black (Professor of Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University), and Kip Sperry (Professor of Family History, BYU) will be the presenters.
Topics will include writing biographies and personal histories, organizing your family history collections, making the most of your resources, establishing family history databases, using the computer to locate family history resources, using the computer to locate original records, whatâ€™s new on the Internet for family history, and successful online research.
The seminar will be held at the Homestead Resort and Conference Center, 700 North Homestead Drive, Midway, Utah 84049. The Homestead is located in the majestic Wasatch Mountains near Heber, about one hour from the Salt Lake International Airport. An AAA Four-Diamond resort, it has an indoor pool, hot tubs, sauna, Spa, fitness center, gift shop, two onsite restaurants, fabulous Sunday brunch, game room, and more. See their websiteÂ for more information on the facilities.
Family history seminar begins 1:00 pm Friday. Friday evening entertainment is included in the registration. Hours for the Saturday seminar are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. There is an optional Homestead lunch buffet Saturday ($25.00). Door prizes will be awarded Saturday afternoon. Registration is limited. Registration discount is offered before 1 September 2006 ($65.00 before 1 September and $75.00 thereafter). A one-day registration fee is available for $40.00. Lodging reservations are also limited and should be made directly with the Homestead before 1 September. Lodging is on a first come, first served basis. Attendees will receive 25 percent off regular room rates (call toll free 800-327-7220 and ask for Family History Seminar room discount code 4555J1). Seminar attendees do not need to stay overnight at the resort to attend the seminar.
Make checks payable to Family History Seminar and mail to Family History Seminar, P.O. Box 7160, University Station, Provo, UT 84602. Attendees should include name, mailing address with zip code, and email address with registration. More information can be found at: http://home.byu.net/ks4/