JWHA 46th Annual Conference - "Our Stories Fashion Order out of Chaos"

Blue Springs, Missouri
Thursday, September 20, 2018

John Whitmer Historical Association
46th Annual Conference

September 20 - 23, 2018

Adams Point Conference Center
Blue Springs, Missouri (Jackson County)

DRAFT Agenda


Richard P. Howard Lecture Speaker

Richard L. Bushman

The Gold Plates as Cultural Emblem

Friday Night Trivia Night
Join us for snacks, trivia and fun!

This year we are offering four exciting tour options:

  • A wagon tour of Early Independence Historical Sites (including the Temple lot area) and Current Locations of Various Expressions of the Restoration accompanied by a chuck wagon barbecue
  • Early Mormon Site on Missouri's Western Borders
  • Jackson/Caldwell Counties 19th Century Material Culture & Far West Sites - please note this tour will depart at 11AM
  • Historian 101 workshop accompanied by a tour of the Midwest Genealogical Center

Vendor Opportunities
Vendor opportunities are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis.  The $150 early registration fee Includes conference registration, (1) 6' table & chair.  Electricity is available for an additional $15 fee.

Again this year we will be holding our on-line and silent auction.  Imagine the possibilities for donations to be auctioned off.  Please rummage around your attic, book case, old trunks or parlors and donate to the annual JWHA silent auction.   Once you've discovered your treasures please complete the auction donation form.  Completion of the donations form helps us to prepare for the auction in advance.



Contact Information

  • Need assistance or have questions?
    Cheryle Grinter
    Executive Director

Payment Instructions

  • Choose PayPal, Visa, Master Card, Discover or check. 
    Mail checks as soon as possible.  Check payments must be received by September 15th.
    P O Box 496
    Independence, Missouri 64051-0496

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