Reunion News – February 8, 2016

All Aboard–25th Anniversary of the Smith Family Cemetery Dedication

We will not have two separate tours, but rather we will have one Train/Bus tour. We have filled all of our original reserved spots on the train, but we have secured a second contract with Amtrak. We are very excited about the number of reservations we have received. Theres still time to join us on the Train/Bus trip to Nauvoo. We will take reservations until it fills. We already have 75 commitments and only 35 more spots available.

1979 Reunion in Nauvoo, Illinois

1979 Reunion in Nauvoo, Illinois

Here are the dates for traveling by train for the family reunion:
There is no charge for infants, ages two and under. Registrations and names of infants and children are required for the train passenger list. A child must be accompanied by an adult. Here is the pricing per person:

Train seating is more spacious and more comfortable than airline seating. You will spend a night on the train each direction. Consider these tips for traveling in coach class on the train and these tips for first-time train-travelers.


Keep on Track

Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Leave Salt Lake City, UT by Amtrak. Enjoy the scenery and purchase meals while on the train.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Arrive early morning in Omaha, NE. We will travel by deluxe motor coach to Lamoni, IA for a hot breakfast and a tour of Joseph Smith IIIs home. Travel to Nauvoo. Gather for the welcome session.
Friday, August 05, 2016
We will visit the Carthage Jail. We will have time to visit Historic Nauvoo and participate in several activities.
Saturday, August 06, 2016
After a family photo we will participate in a service project at the Smith Family Cemetery. We will meet in the evening for a family banquet and hear several amazing stories of the Smith family in Nauvoo.
Sunday, August 07, 2016
Attend a church meeting and then head to Omaha. Participate in a fireside at the Winter Quarters.
Monday, August 08, 2016
Travel back to Utah on the train to Salt Lake City.

Smith Family Cemetery Service Project in 2009

Smith Family Cemetery Service Project in 2009

Smith Family Cemetery Service Project in 2009

Smith Family Cemetery Service Project in 2009

Train / Bus Payment Schedule
If you are interested in train/bus trip to Nauvoo, please contact us as soon as possible. Reserve your spots with a $100 deposit per person. First come, first serve.
Deposits due now. We have only 35 open seats.
50% by April 15, 2016
100% by June 15, 2016

Pricing Chart
Train Reunion Pricing Chart

Pricing is per person. Train/Bus Tour pricing covers transportation, hotel accommodations, some meals, and reunion fees. Five per hotel room is available on a limited basis. Contact us for special needs and concerns. Please note that the Smith Family Reunion prices are targeted at not losing any money and not making money. All participants including the reunion committee pay the fees.

Reunion Fees: For those traveling on their own to the reunion there will be a fee. This fee will cover supplies, services, programs, nametags, and some meals. We expect the price to be between $30 and $50 per person, we will announce the fees at a later date.

Steve & Frances Orton

Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith Family Reunion
c/o Steve and Frances Orton
381 West 3700 North
Provo UT 84604



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