Genealogy research – Retirement Focus

Genealogy research – Retirement Focus – Brief Article

Pat Woods

Are you interested in genealogy research? If yes, put Salt Lake City on your travel agenda. The Family Search Center just east of Temple Square provides 175 computers with access to several genealogical programs and databases. Trained volunteers provide assistance and research tips. Computers and microfilm workstations are free. Printouts, disks, and photocopies can be purchased for a nominal fee. The center is open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For information, call (801) 240-4085. Also visit the nearby Family History Library, (800) 453-3860 ext. 22331, or While you’re in Utah’s capital city, enjoy a Mormon Tabernacle choir performance on Sunday morning or attend the Thursday evening rehearsal–both free and open to the public. Site of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City offers a plethora of new attractions, plus lodging and restaurants in all price ranges. Getting around is easy with light raft. Details: (801) 521-2822 or www.visit

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