Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Salt Lake: Cornish Lecture with Philip Hosken 9 Sep

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6 September 2011

Family History Library to Hold Free Lecture on “The Cornish” 

SALT LAKE CITY — On Friday, September 9, 2011, the Family History Library is offering a free lecture with guest speaker, Philip Hosken, from England.  Philip was the former editor and publisher of the Cornish World magazine.  The lecture is titled, “The Cornish:  A Celtic Nation Found Throughout the World.”  Philip will review the history and culture of the Cornish people and how their mining industry and inventiveness shaped their existence and eventually drove them to all corners of the Earth.  Lecture will run from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

To view the class schedule online, go to www.familysearch.org.  Lecture will be held in the B2 classroom on the second lower level of the Family History Library.  The library is located to the west of Temple Square on West Temple between North Temple and South Temple Streets in downtown Salt Lake City.  On Saturdays, parking is free to library patrons and is located behind the Church History Museum.  To register for these free classes, send an email to FHLClassReg@familysearch.org or call 801-240-4950. 

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