15 March 2018

Explore the Renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah



Explore the Renowned Family History Library
 in Salt Lake City, Utah



FALLS CHURCH, VA, 15 MARCH 2018—The National Genealogical Society (NGS) opens registration today for family historians to participate in on-site orientation and consultations with experienced, BCG certified genealogists, as you pursue genealogical research at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The trip is planned for 27 January to 3 February 2019. Registration is limited to forty-five participants. Tickets sell out quickly for this guided research trip to the world’s largest genealogical repository. Be sure to reserve your space today.

The Family History Library offers genealogists vast and rich resources of genealogical data on individuals from North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. The library includes 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records, 727,000 microfiche; 356,000 books, serials, and other formats; more than 4,500 periodicals, and 3,725 electronic resources. The electronic records are available on numerous computer databases accessed in the library. 

Research consultants Patricia Walls Stamm, cg®, cglsm*, , and Shirley Langdon Wilcox, CG, FNGS, FVGS, insure that your introduction to the library is both productive and enriching while conducting your personal research.

The research trip package includes: 
  • Online orientation to prepare for your research trip to Salt Lake City;
  • Guidance from experienced genealogists familiar with the library;
  • Tour of the library;
  • Individual research consultations with group leaders throughout the trip;
  • Six days of research at the Family History Library;
  • Seven nights at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, including free Internet and airport transfers;
  • Meet and greet on Sunday evening at the hotel;
  • Wednesday evening pizza party;
  • Saturday evening dinner;
  • Fees, taxes, and gratuities for all planned events.


This popular research trip fills up quickly. To make your reservation or to learn more, visit http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conferences_events/research_trips/slc_research_trip 



Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogical education, exemplary standards of research, and the preservation of genealogical records. The Falls Church, Virginia-based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian seeking excellence in publications, educational offerings, and guidance in research. It also offers many opportunities to interact with other genealogists.


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