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A number of members of the Louisville Genealogical Society visited Allen County Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, for our spring trip. Most found valuable information. Those who did not still enjoyed the experience.
SALT LAKE CITY INFORMATION
The fall trip to Salt Lake LDS library will be September 14 to 21. Those planning to attend are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and MUST call the Carlton Hotel at 800-633-3500. Identify yourself as a member of LGS and make your reservation. There are several rate and room options. There is a 12.6% tax on all rooms. The rate includes full breakfast, high speed wireless Internet, parking and shuttle. Reservations must be made before September 1.
Weekly rates for a standard room:
Single $365.00 ($52.15 per night)
Double $425.00 ($60.71 per night)
Triple $485.00 ($69.29 per night)
Weekly rates for suites:
Double $530.00 ($75.71 per night)
Triple $590.00 ($84.29 per night)
Quad $650.00 ($92.86 per night)
Please let Henrietta Deale (502-244-0662 or Cell phone 502-741-1307) know when you have made your reservation, so that she may keep a record of the rooms she has put on hold.* * * * * * * * * *
Fifth Tuesday Outings
September 30, 10:00 a.m. on the 4th floor of Ekstrom Library (eft off the elevator and left again quickly to the glass door requiring a buzzer for entry) for a review of the holdings of Archives and Special Collections at U of L. Plan for a one-hour visit which would inclue a walk to the building's lower level to see where research actually occurs and the procedure for entry as well as a brief walk-through of an adjacent gallery space.
Tom Owen will be able to help with the review and night be joined by one or more colleagues. Repeating, the presentation will review the university's local history holdings with at least a recognizable nod to their limited genealogical materials.
If you're willing to pay $5 or so, there is convenient parking in the Speed Museum garage next door.
Some possible trips are:
Harrison-Baird Reading Room
Open Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST
WKU Library Special Collections & WKY Archives
1906 College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Jefferson County Courthouse (Has records not sent to Archives)
Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Department of Libraries & Archives
Should you have a preference of above or a suggestion for a trip, please contact Henrietta.
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