Holly T.   Hansen

President and Founder of Family History Expos, Inc.: A lifelong resident of Croydon, Utah, Holly is a family history educator with more than 20 years experience. Although she sponsors elaborate events, she also enjoys helping people one-on-one as they learn how to make technology work for them. Author, lecturer, editor, and publisher, Holly devotes time every day to education.

Schedule

October 17, 2013
6:00 pm : Welcome and Introductions

(All Levels) Welcome and announce program.

October 18, 2013
10:00 am : Tour of Hancock County Courthouse

(All Levels) A staff member of the Hancock County Courthouse will introduce us to the records held in the courthouse and the procedure for researching them. They have requested individuals come back to do research as they are not set up to accommodate groups.

 
10:45 am : Tour and Research

(All Levels) Our group will have a tour of the Hancock County Historical Society facility and an introduction to the holdings. We will then split and half the group will have time to do research while the other half will have a historical tour of the Carthage Jail and Visitors Center.

 
12:30 pm : Tour and Research

(All Levels) Our group will have a tour of the Hancock County Historical Society facility and an introduction to the holdings. We will then split and half the group will have time to do research while the other half will have a historical tour of the Carthage Jail and Visitors Center.

October 19, 2013
9:30 am : Historic Nauvoo Wagon Ride

(All Levels) The Wagon Ride will take us through historic Nauvoo where we can view homes, shops, and more.

Successful family history research includes learning about all kinds of records and asking questions about them. This will be an amazing opportunity to learn from local scholars and volunteers.

 
9:30 am : Historic Nauvoo Carriage Ride

(All Levels) The Carriage Ride will take us into the countryside where we will hear inspirational stories from journals kept by early residents.

 
12:30 pm : Research at the Nauvoo Land and Records Office

(All Levels) Research at the Nauvoo Land and Records Office.

 
12:30 pm : Weld House Museum Tour and Research

(All Levels) Tour the Nauvoo Historical Society's Weld House Museum and ask research questions for the staff.

 
7:00 pm : Rendezvous in Old Nauvoo

(All Levels) Musical Comedy