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Please use this form to register for the annual meeting of The John Whitmer Historical Association from Thursday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 26th in Rockford, Illinois.
All sessions will be held at the Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort in Rockford, Illinois.
Conference prices are as follows:
|JWHA Student Member:||$69.00|
|Meals and Tours|
|Friday Awards Dinner and Address:||$37.00|
|Saturday Presidential Banquet:||$35.00|
|Saturday Amboy Area Bus Tour:||$52.00|
Meal and Tour Details:
|Thursday Night Lecture and Reception
||The conference will kick-off with our annual Sterling M. McMurrin
Lecture delivered by Linda King Newell, co-author of
Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith. Entitled "Emma's Legacy:
Life after Joseph," the lecture will be followed
by an opening reception.
|Friday Awards Dinner and Address
||The Awards Committee will present JWHA's annual awards, following an
address by Mark A. Scherer, Community of Christ World Church
Historian, entitled "Beyond Nauvoo: Discovering the Reorganized Church
Story Again for the First Time."
|Saturday Presidential Banquet
||Address by JWHA president Jeanne Murphey, entitled
"From Emma to the First Presidency: Women in Community of Christ History,"
and the passing of the gavel to incoming JWHA president John Hamer
|Saturday Amboy Area Bus Tour
||Buses will take our tour group from the Cliffbreakers Resort to historic sites
in Amboy and around Lee County, Illinois, including the site of the 1860 conference
where Emma and Joseph Smith III affiliated with the Reorganization. Tour includes
Rooms have been reserved at the
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort
at a special conference
rate, which is guaranteed until August 24. (When making your reservations, be sure to
request the JWHA conference rate.) The Cliffbreakers is an elegant old hotel situated
on the bluffs, high above the Rock River, five miles from downtown Rockford, Illinois.
The Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort
The Cliffbreakers Resort is 74 miles from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and 92 miles from Chicago Midway (MDW).
700 West Riverside Boulevard
Rockford, IL 61103
Double Queen or Single King: $74.99 per night (plus tax)
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>> Directions from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
>> Directions from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
Shuttles are available from Chicago's O'Hare Airport or Chicago Midway Airport to
Rockford's Central Bus Terminal, from which the Cliffbreakers shuttle or a taxi
will take you to the resort. To learn more about the service, go on-line to
for the schedule and to purchase a ticket. Cost for adults is $22 one way.
The conference venue is close to several sites of historic importance to the Reorganization:
62 miles to Amboy, Illinois; 79 miles to Plano, Illinois; and 59 miles to Voree, Wisconsin.
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 2010 Conference Program
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