A Family History Fair!

Lindon FH Fair 15 Mar 2014 002

Lindon FH Fair 15 Mar 2014 001I was a guest today at a Fabulous Family History Fair in Lindon, Utah.  What fun it was to see hundreds of good people gathered and interested in preserving the histories of their family members.  I loved being there, and loved the excitement in each classroom and in the gym shown below.  At this “Heart-Turning Station,” young “medical” helpers were prepared and eager to help anyone needing help turning their hearts towards their ancestors.  It was fun and exciting.IMG_0688


Even the children were involved.  I walked in after a class had finished and saw these beautiful Play-Doh pedigree charts!  Then in the next class room, a kind and animated Grandpa was telling children stories–not from a book, but from his own life!  Imagine that!  The kids were enthralled!IMG_0683



As you can see on the schedule above, there were classes all day long, on many topics and a room filled with vendors and information of all sorts.


I met Brian Moncur, the CTO of Billion Graves and had a good visit with him.  They are doing some amazing work.  See their website here:  http://billiongraves.com/



One of the most exciting things today was seeing the younger participants leading the older, helping with technology and computer work, being interested themselves in learning more about Family History.



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It was pretty much a perfectly-spent day.  Thanks to all who made it so.

2014-2-29 Ann & Sharon Gray FH Fair

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