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Please use this form to register for the annual meeting of The John Whitmer Historical Association from Thursday, September 25th through Sunday, September 28th in Burlington (Voree), Wisconsin.
All sessions will be held at the Alpine Valley Resort outside East Troy, Wisconsin.
Conference prices are as follows:
|JWHA Student Member:||$63.00|
|Meals and Tours|
|Friday Plenary Lunch:||$19.00|
|Friday Awards Dinner and Address:||$22.00|
|Saturday Presidential Banquet:||$30.00|
|Saturday Voree Area Sites Tour:||$29.00|
Meal and Tour Details:
|Friday Plenary Lunch
||Book Panel Considers The Journey of a People: The Era of Restoration 1820-1844:
Although the first volume of
Mark A. Scherer’s new history
of the Community of Christ
will not be available for sale
by the time of the conference,
a panel of readers including
Roger D. Launius and
Ronald K. Esplin and two
others (TBA), will give their
reactions to the manuscript.
Mark A. Scherer will be on
hand for a response.
|Friday Awards Dinner and Address
||The JWHA Awards Committee will present JWHA's annual awards, following an address
by D. Michael Quinn entitled "The Ambiguous History of Us-Versus-Them in
the Mormon Experience."
|Saturday Presidential Banquet
||Address by outgoing JWHA president Barbara Walden, entitled
"Prophet, Seer, and Tour-Guide: The Power of Place in the Latter Day Saint Traditions,"
and the passing of the gavel to incoming JWHA president Bill Shepard
|Saturday Voree Area Sites Tour
||Buses will take our tour group from Alpine Valley
to the Strangite sites in and around Old Voree, including the
Hill of Promise, the old Mormon Cemetery, the
Voree-era homes, the old Strangite church, as well
as historic markers and monuments. JWHA president-elect Bill Shepard will
lead the tour. Tour includes box lunch.
Rooms have been reserved at the Alpine Valley Resort
at a special conference rate. When making your reservations, whether by phone or on the Alpine Valley website,
be sure to request the JWHA conference rate.
Alpine Valley Resort
Alpine Valley is an easy freeway ride of 37 miles (41 minutes) from Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Aiport (MKE),
or 81 miles (1 hour 39 minutes) from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD). The conference venue is within
twenty minutes of both Old Voree and the old resort town of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
W2501 County Road D
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Single: $61.33 per night (including tax)
Double: $66.90 per night (including tax)
Some suites are also available. Call for details
>> Hotel Reservations
>> Directions from Milwaukee General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)
>> Directions from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
Please type the name of each person registering in the space below. Each person must have his / her own name tag as identification for admittance into the sessions. Name tags and program materials will be in the registration packets provided upon your arrival.
Please enter all requested information into the following forms, and then print out the final page that contains the summary of your registration, and
mail it with a check for the total amount, made out to JWHA. We regret that we cannot process credit cards on JWHA.info.
Click here to review the 2008 Conference Program
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