Negro Baseball League Has a Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service  issued two stamps commemorating the players of the Negro Baseball Leagues on Thursday of last week.  The pair of stamps will be dedicated at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.  See this link for more information.

If you are going to be in the Kansas City area at the end of this month, check out the Family History Expo being held July 30-31 at the KCI Expo Center.  The exhibit hall is free and open to the public.  At $65 for the weekend — this is the best value in genealogy!

Family History Expos comes to Kansas City!

Family History Expos Debut in Kansas City

Family History Expos is making its debut in the U.S. Midwest right in Kansas City, Missouri! We knew this would be important news to you so we’re spreading the word in hopes you will too.

KCI Expo Center Hosts First Midwest Expo

The exciting Midwest Family History Expo will take Missouri by storm with a special feature tour on Thursday, July 29 and two full days of sharing and learning July 30-31 at the KCI Expo Center [], 11730 N. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, Missouri.

Yes, it’s really happening! Learn all about the Midwest Family History Expo and get full details including an agenda, program and syllabus at

Join Our Feature Tour

We are particularly excited about this event because it will be preceded by the LDS Historic Sites Tour, Thursday, July 29, 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.

This eight-hour tour will take you back in time to experience history at historically significant sites like these:

  • Mormon Church in Independence, Missouri’s newly remodeled center honoring the past and the present, with exhibits depicting experiences of Mormon settlers in Missouri between 1831 and 1839
  • Community of Christ Temple
  • Liberty Jail
  • Far West
  • Haun’s Mill
  • Adam-ondi-Ahman

The cost of the tour, $65, is in addition to registration for the Expo. Please register separately for the tour at our website above.

Spread the Word!

Your family history and genealogy network will thank you for sharing this important information with them. Please feel free to forward this invitation to society members, friends, business associates and anyone interested in family history research—beginners to sage professionals!

Register Right Now

No, it’s not too late to register! Register online right now ( Register by phone (call 801-829-3295) before 6 p.m. Thursday, July 29, and save $10 off the price of at-the-door registration.

This is the best educational opportunity you will find at bargain prices:

  • Pre-registration (by Thursday, July 29, 6 p.m.): $65.00
  • At the door: $75
  • One day: $40
  • Single class: $12
  • Opening session and exhibits are FREE to the public
  • LDS Historic Sites Tour, Thursday, July 29: $65 (in addition to the general cost of registration)

Plan Your Family History Experience

Please plan to join us for the LDS Historic Sites Tour on Thursday, July 29, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

On Friday, July 30, a.m. enjoy a keynote address, Finding Your Family: Turning the Spotlight on Resources from the National Archives at Kansas City, by Lori Cox-Paul, Director National Archives at Kansas City, to be held in the exhibit hall classroom.

You’ll Love our Midwest Family History Expo Syllabus

A free CD copy of the syllabus is included with each full or single day registration. You can also get a printed syllabus in book format for $25 but order early, supplies are limited.

We look forward to seeing you at the Midwest Family History Expo. Please extend this invitation to your members/patrons. This Expo is suitable for all levels of genealogy experience and promises to be FUN and educational for all.

Register at or call 801-829-3295 today.