Reunion News – May 28, 2016

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

We have filled all of our original reserved spots on the train, but we have secured a second contractwith 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 willtake reservations until it fills. We have only 14more spots available.

Here are the dates for traveling by train for the family reunion:

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 coachclass on the train and these tips for first-time train-travelers.

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Reunion Highlights

  • History and background of the Smith Family Cemetery by Lachlan Mackay, Karl Anderson, and Daniel Larsen.
  • Placing headstone for Lewis Bidamon grave.
  • Martyrdom – at Carthage Jail by Susan Easton Black Durrant.
  • Family service project at cemetery.
  • Family picnic between the cemetery and the Red Brick Store overlooking the beautiful Mississippi River.
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Nauvoo Reunion: 25th Anniversary of Cemetery Dedication

The 2016 Reunion marks 25 years since the Smith Family Nauvoo Cemetery was improved, beautified, and dedicated. It also means that for the last 25 years, Smith family members have helped pay for cemetery maintenance and upkeep. What a blessing it is for us to care for this hallowed ground and honor ourbeloved ancestors. Each year many thousands visit our sacred family cemetery. Meet your Smith family cousins this year in Nauvoo for a wonderful reunion that includes socializing, presentations, historical insights, sightseeing, service projects, food, and fun!

Register online at www.JosephSmithSr.org/reunion/registration

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Celebrating 25 Years – Smith Family Cemetery

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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.

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2016 Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith Family Reunion in Nauvoo

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Train Up a Child
And Yourself to the 2016 Reunion

The 2016 Smith Family Reunion will be held in Nauvoo, Illinois on August 4-7. We are presenting a new travel alternative. Travel by train from Utah to Iowa, be picked up by a chartered bus and join the rest of the group in Nauvoo. Stay three nights in comfortable hotel accommodations. Return to Utah leaving Iowa by train late Sunday afternoon.
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We hope to fill a train-car with the Smith Family and friends. Here are the dates for traveling by train for the family reunion:
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There is no charge for infants, ages two and under. A child must be accompanied by an adult. Here is the pricing per person:
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Traveling by train saves you a couple of travel days when compared with bus travel. 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.

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