Family history centers in Salt Lake area will be consolidated

by | May 13, 2010

News from Utah

Twenty-four Utah family history centers closed recently, but FamilySearch has big plans for the resources once housed in these smaller facilities.

A new family history library, designed to create more space, extended hours and expanded resources for family history work, will open next month in the south end of the Salt Lake Valley. The Riverton FamilySearch Library will be an asset similar to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

"This is a great place for all to come," said Mary Ritchie, program manager for large multistake family history centers.

An open house is tentatively scheduled for mid-June, followed by the public opening. Exact dates have not been determined.

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