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The Kansas City Chapter invites you to the annual
Dinner, Speaker, and Silent Auction
in conjunction with a Saturday Symposium
celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Liberty Jail Historic Site
Saturday, October 12th, 2013
216 N. Main, Liberty, MO


Speakers and Schedule

10:00 am
Events begin.

Speakers include
Alexander L. Baugh 
and Susan Easton Black.

Click here for full schedule.

5:00 pm
Events sponsored by BYU Alumni begin.
BBQ dinner and silent auction
Click here to see a partial list of silent auction items.

7:00 pm
Dan Peterson's presentation on
"Suffering, Lies, and Injustice - 
Lessons from Liberty"


 Dinner and Ticket Information

The Oklahoma Joe's BBQ dinner
and silent 
auction will be at Doniphan Park*
across from the Liberty Jail at 5:00 pm.

Advance purchase tickets are  required.
Ticket holders also receive reserved seats at the 
Visitors’ Center for 
Bro. Peterson’s presentation
(a limited number of seats are available).

Ticket Sales have Ended

Last day to purchase tickets was October 10th!

Come for all or part of the day, but don't miss the BBQ!
All are welcome.

Silent auction proceeds benefit the
 BYU Alumni Kansas City Chapter Replenishment Grant Fund for BYU students from the Kansas City area. Auction items include a football and basketball signed by BYU coaches and team members, signed books by the symposium speakers, and much more.

*The rain location for the BBQ is the First Presbyterian Church of Liberty across from Liberty Jail.

Daniel C. Peterson is a professor of Islamic studies and Arabic at BYU. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of BYU’s four-part Middle Eastern Texts Initiative, a former editor of the FARMS Review, and the first and current editor of Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture. He is the author of several books and numerous articles on Islamic and Latter-day Saint topics, including the biography Muhammad: Prophet of God. 

Alexander L. Baugh is a professor in the Department of Church History and Doctrine at BYU. He specializes in the Missouri period of early LDS Church history (1831–1839). Professor Baugh is the author or editor of of several books and has published nearly fifty historical journal articles, essays, and book chapters. He is a member of the Mormon History Association, the Mormon Historic Sites Foundation, and the John Whitmer Historical Association, having served as president of that organization in 2006–2007. He is currently the editor of Mormon Historical Studies, co-director of research for the Religious Studies Center at BYU, and a volume editor for the Joseph Smith Papers.
Susan Easton Black, a former BYU professor of church history and doctrine, is the author of several books related to Joseph Smith, Jr. and the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She received the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Award in 2000. She is currently serving in the Nauvoo, IL mission with her husband, George Durrant.

Contact Information
Alyson Von Feldt
Date & Location
Date: 10/12/2013
Time: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Location: Liberty Jail