Archive for the ‘Walking Tours’ Category

Report on the Walking Tour

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Saturday morning, 25 or 30 people joined Jim and Kent for our walking tour of LDS Church history sites in lower manhattan. To keep the groups manageable, we divided the group into two, and the group I took included a number of non-member Chinese speakers. One of the missionaries with the group provided interpreting.


Next Walking Tour Soon

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Our next walking tour of LDS Church history sites in lower manhattan is coming soon. The tour is scheduled for Saturday, September 27th at 10am, and will cover historical sites in lower Manhattan that will tell the early history of the Church in New York City. The tour begins at City Hall Park, and will conclude at Old Slip. Meet at 10 AM at the fountain in City Hall Park. Tour takes approx. 1.5 hrs and covers just over 1 mile.

Further information about the tour can be found in the walking tour page on our website. The page includes a link to the brochure for the tour, and contact information for how to schedule a tour if you can’t make one of the scheduled tours.

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Better Communication

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Beginning this blog about the History of the LDS Church in New York City is all about communication. Run by a committee in the New York New York Stake of the LDS Church, this blog is an attempt to communicate better with those interested in our work and in LDS Church history in New York City.

In addition to regular updates on the status of the research we are conducting and materials we are preparing for publication, this blog will include notices of the events we sponsor (such as the walking tours we hold at least twice a year), reminders of our monthly committee meetings and links to new issues of the newsletters we publish as they are released.

If you want to keep up with the research our committee does, we suggest that you either subscribe to the rss feed for this blog, register on the wiki, or join one of the email lists where we regularly post updates about our projects.

Please don’t hesitate to comment if you have any questions.