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SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH


Genealogy at the World-Famous Family History Library

Program #: 7031RJ
History & Culture
Also available without accommodations for commuters
6 nights
7 days

Date Selected:


3/16/2014



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Elevation Note: Salt Lake City altitude is 4,500 feet. Altitude awareness brochure is included in program.


Itinerary for 3/16/2014 - 3/22/2014:


Day 1: Arrival, Orientation, Introductions

(Sunday, March 16)



Afternoon:

 

After arriving at the Plaza Hotel, check into your hotel rooms, (if rooms are available at check-in), and relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery.



Dinner:

 

5:45 In the hotel's lobby, Road Scholar Registration and pick up information packet and meet the Coordinator(s) in the hotel conference room and an exquisite dinner afterwards.



Evening:

 

In the hotel conference room, welcoming to Salt Lake City, introductions and Family History Research, overview of the week.



Accommodations:

 

Plaza Hotel


Meals Included:

 

Dinner




Day 2: An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands-on research experience with an expert Genealogist. Enjoy an evening VIP tour of the Conference Center.

(Monday, March 17)



Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.



Breakfast:

 

The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00.



Morning:

 

8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: "Getting the Most Out of Your Research in the Library: Research Guides, Reference Tools, Advice for Saving Time, Increasing Chances of Successful Research” (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 10:30 Introduction and Tour of Library 10:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Begin Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff. 10:15 – 11:30 Welcome, Introductions and Presentation by Library Staff, in Lobby of Family History Library. 10:15 – 11:30 Welcome, Introductions and Presentation by Library Staff, in Lobby of Family History Library.



Lunch:

 

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch Aspen Conference Room (Hotel)



Afternoon:

 

1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff. 4:00 – 5:00 Class: "US Military Records." (Hotel Conference Room)



Dinner:

 

5:15 -6:00 Enjoy an exquisite dinner in the Plaza Hotel.



Evening:

 

6:45-8:30 PM Enjoy an evening VIP tour of the Conference Center which seats about 2,100 and has a beautiful garden on top of roof. The Family History Research Library is closed on Monday evenings. The Family History Research Library is closed on Monday evenings.



Accommodations:

 

Plaza Hotel


Meals Included:

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner




Day 3: An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands-on research experience with an expert Genealogist.

(Tuesday, March 18)



Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.



Breakfast:

 

The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00.



Morning:

 

8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: "Obscure or Little Used Sources" (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff.



Lunch:

 

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch Aspen Conference Room (Hotel)



Afternoon:

 

1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff. 4:00 – 5:00 Class "Read All About It – A Guide to Online Newspapers." (Hotel Conference Room)



Dinner:

 

5:15 -6:00 Enjoy an exquisite dinner in the Plaza Hotel.



Evening:

 

6:30 – 9:00 PM Optional Individual Research at Family History Library



Accommodations:

 

Plaza Hotel


Meals Included:

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner




Day 4: An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands on research experience with an expert Genealogist.

(Wednesday, March 19)



Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.



Breakfast:

 

The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00.



Morning:

 

8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: "The Importance of Evaluation and Documentation, Determining and Adding Value" (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff.



Lunch:

 

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch Aspen Conference Room (Hotel)



Afternoon:

 

1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff. 4:00 – 5:00 Class "Heritage Collector an innovative system for organizing, retrieving and presenting photos and documents." (Hotel Conference Room).



Dinner:

 

5:15 -6:00 Enjoy an exquisite dinner in the Plaza Hotel.



Evening:

 

6:30 – 9:00 PM Optional Individual Research at Family History Library



Accommodations:

 

Plaza Hotel


Meals Included:

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner




Day 5: An inspiring class discussion on Genealogy. Hands-on research experience with an expert Genealogist. Experience an unforgettable evening with the world famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square.

(Thursday, March 20)



Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.



Breakfast:

 

The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00.



Morning:

 

8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: "Beyond Ancestry- Overlooked and Underused Subscription Sites" (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff.



Lunch:

 

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch Aspen Conference Room (Hotel)



Afternoon:

 

1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff. 4:00 – 5:00 Class "Show and Tell, discuss research experiences at the Library. "(Hotel Conference Room), 5:30 Meet In Lobby for Dinner



Dinner:

 

5:15 -6:00 Enjoy an exquisite dinner in the Plaza Hotel.



Evening:

 

7:30 Meet in the Hotel Lobby and around 8:00 – 9:30 experience an unforgettable evening with the world famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square, as they rehearse and prepare for Sunday morning's live broadcast televised throughout the world and carried on the CBS Radio Network.



Accommodations:

 

Plaza Hotel


Meals Included:

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner




Day 6: Review and Wrap-up and Hands-on research experience with an expert Genealogist. Enjoy a finale Dinner at "The Lion House," one of Brigham Young's home.

(Friday, March 21)



Note: Wear layers. Weather conditions are subject to change without notice.



Breakfast:

 

The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Breakfast Anytime 6:30 - 8:00.



Morning:

 

8:15 – 9:15 AM Class: “Course Wrap-Up” and Receive passport stickers for your Road Scholar passport book, in order for you to keep track of how many programs you have attend and Certificates of Completion. (Hotel Conference Room) 9:30 – 11:30 Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff.



Lunch:

 

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch Aspen Conference Room (Hotel)



Afternoon:

 

1:00 – 3:45 PM Research at Family History Library and Individual Consultations with Instructors and Library Staff. 5:30 Meet In Lobby to walk over to Dinner. (Located 2 blocks east of Hotel)



Dinner:

 

6:00-7:30 PM, Enjoy a fabulous dinner evening finale in Brigham Young's Historic Home called "The Lion House," which was built in 1856, in order to accommodate his large family.



Evening:

 

At the "The Lion House," relax and socialize among friends and reminisce the wonderful week you created.



Accommodations:

 

Plaza Hotel


Meals Included:

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner




Day 7: 6:30-10:00 AM, The Plaza Hotel's JB's Family Restaurant, offers a delightful full breakfast buffet for a dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere. Check out of rooms by 11:00 AM. Individual departures.

(Saturday, March 22)



Breakfast:

 

Restaurant, offers a delightful dining experience in a traditional family atmosphere, not only for lunch and dinner, also, offers full breakfast buffet. Program ends after Breakfast Saturday.



Meals Included:

 

Breakfast



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What's Included...

Genealogy at the World-Famous Family History Library


You won't find a better value. Included at no additional cost on this date...

  • 6 nights accommodations
  • 17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Expert-led lectures [x]

    Led by one or more of our world-class instructors, typically in a classroom setting, lectures come in the form of presentations, discussions or workshops and offer expert insight into your area of study.
    Expert-led lectures: 13
  • Hands-on experiences [x]

    Learn by doing in these "hands-on" activities directed by an expert.
    Hands-on experiences: 14
  • Performances [x]

    A performance can range from a night at the opera to a visit from a local performer at your hotel.
    Performances: 1

Plus these special experiences...

  • In the heart of down-town Salt Lake City, experience the week researching your family tree in the largest Genealogical Research Center in the world!
  • Enjoy the best of Salt Lake City's main attraction right out the front door, Historic Temple Square where the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir rehearse.
  • Salt Lake City, known as the "Crossroads of the West" sits in a beautiful valley surrounded by Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains.
  • Explore and learn more about your ancestors, not only where and how they lived and died, but how untold stories comes alive before your eyes.
And more...
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