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In 1997, Prophet traveled the globe

During this year, President Gordon B. Hinckley has relentlessly traveled throughout the world, attending more than 142 events.

The following is a brief summary of President Hinckley's 1997 activities. (The numbers to the left on the lists of locations visited correspond with the numbers on the map and are in chronological order of his visits.)Locations visited outside United States

2 - Panama City, Panama, Jan. 20

3 - San Jose, Costa Rica, Jan. 20

4 - Managua, Nicaragua, Jan. 21

5 - San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Jan. 21

6 - Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Jan. 22

7 - San Salvador, El Salvador, Jan. 23

8 - Guatemala City, Guatemala, Jan. 24- 26

25 - Hamilton, New Zealand, May 10-11

26 - Auckland, New Zealand, May 11-12

27 - Melbourne, Australia, May 12

28 - Adelaide, Australia, May 13

29 - Perth, Australia, May 13-14

30 - Sydney, Australia, May 14-15

31 - Brisbane, Australia, May 15

33 - Colonia Juarez, Mexico, June 5-6

38 - Montevideo, Uruguay, Aug. 9-10

39 - Asuncion, Paraguay, Aug. 10

40 - Guayaquil, Ecuador, Aug. 11

41 - Quito, Ecuador, Aug. 12

42 - Caracas, Venezuela, Aug. 13

43 - Valencia, Venezuela, Aug. 13

50 - Apia, Samoa, Oct. 11-12

51 - Savai`i, Samoa, Oct. 12

52 - Pago Pago, American Samoa, Oct. 13

53 - Nuku`alofa, Tonga, Oct. 14-15

54 - Vava`u, Tonga, Oct. 15

55 - Suva, Fiji, Oct. 15

56 - Papeete, Tahiti, Oct. 15

60 - Mexico City, Mexico, Nov. 8-9

61 - Puebla, Mexico, Nov. 9

62 - Oaxaca, Mexico, Nov. 10

63 - Villahermosa, Mexico, Nov. 11

64 - Merida, Mexico, Nov. 12

65 - Belize City, Belize, Nov. 13

66 - Cancun, Mexico, Nov. 13

Locations visited inside United States

(Salt Lake area visits not included)

1 - Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 19

9 - Provo, Utah, Feb. 2

10 - Palm Springs, Calif., Feb. 8-9

11 - Cedar City, Utah, Feb. 11

12 - Brigham City, Utah, Feb. 22-23

13 - Los Angeles, Calif., March 6-7

14 - Knoxville, Tenn., March 15-16

15 - San Fernando, Calif., March 19

16 - Provo, Utah, March 21

17 - Ogden, Utah, April 15

18 - Nauvoo, Ill., April 18

19 - Omaha, Neb., April 18-19

20 - Elko, Nev., April 19-20

21 - College Park, Md., April 26-27

22 - Provo, Utah, May 1

23 - Cedar City, Utah, May 2

24 - Martin's Cove, Wyo., May 3

32 - St. Louis, Mo., June 1-2

34 - Cedar City, Utah, June 27

35 - Provo, Utah, June 29

36 - Simpson's Hollow, Wyo., July 5

37 - Provo, Utah, July 24-25

44 - Denver, Colo., Sept. 13

45 - Albuquerque, N.M., Sept. 14

46 - Window Rock, Ariz., Sept. 14

47 - Mesa, Ariz., Sept. 14

48 - Evanston, Wyo., Sept 20-21

49 - Laie, Hawaii, Oct. 10-11

57 - Logan, Utah, Oct. 21

58 - Vernal, Utah, Nov. 2-3

59 - Provo, Utah, Nov. 4

67 - Altanta, Ga., Nov. 14

Regional conferences

  • Palm Springs California regional conference, Feb. 8-9
  • Brigham City Utah regional conference, Feb. 22-23
  • Jordan Utah South regional conference, March 1-2
  • Knoxville Tennessee regional conference, March 15-16
  • Elko Nevada regional conference, April 19-20
  • Potomac Virginia regional conference, April 26-27
  • Hamilton and Wellington New Zealand regional conference, May 10-11
  • Uruguay Montevideo regional conference, Aug. 9-10
  • Evanston Wyoming regional conference, Sept. 20

Stake conferences

  • Salt Lake Sugar House Stake conference, Jan. 5
  • Salt Lake Cottonwood Stake conference, June 22
  • Sandy Utah Lone Peak Stake conference, Sept. 7
  • Salt Lake Eagle Gate Stake conference, Sept. 26
  • Salt Lake Bonneville Stake conference, Nov. 23

Youth/young adult meetings

  • Church Educational System young adult meeting at BYU, Provo, Utah,

Feb. 2

  • Southern Utah Institute meeting, Cedar City, Utah, Feb. 11
  • Los Angeles Area young adult meeting, California, March 7
  • Weber State University Institute devotional, Ogden, Utah, April 15
  • Utah State University Institute devotional, Logan, Utah, Oct. 21
  • BYU devotional, Provo, Utah, Nov. 4

Others

  • Los Angeles World Affairs Council, California, March 6
  • World Forum of Silicon Valley, California, March 19
  • BYU Women's Conference, Provo, Utah, May 1
  • Religion Newswriters Association, Albuquerque, N.M., Sept. 14
  • Unveiling of Joseph Smith Statue, Salt Lake City, Dec. 23.

Dedications, including two temples

  • BYU Howard W. Hunter Law Library dedication, Provo, Utah, March 31
  • Memorial Park dedication in Nauvoo, Ill., April 18
  • Visitors Center dedication at Winter Quarters, Neb., April 18
  • Mormon Handcart Visitors Center dedication, Martin's Cove, Wyo., May 3
  • Deseret News building dedication, Salt Lake City, May 28
  • St. Louis Missouri Temple dedication, June 1-2
  • Joseph Smith Memorial Building 9th floor dedication, Salt Lake City, July 1
  • Simpson's Hollow dedication, Wyoming, July 5
  • Ensign Peak Memorial Garden dedication, Salt Lake City, July 26
  • Papago Arizona Chapel dedication, Sept. 14
  • George Q. Cannon statue dedication in Hawaii, Oct. 10
  • Vernal Utah Temple dedication,

Oct. 2-3

Groundbreakings

  • Assembly Building groundbreaking, Salt Lake City, July 24

Pioneer Sesquicentennial events

(Not including dedications of pioneer sites)

  • Utah civic sesquicentennial pioneer dinner, Salt Lake City, Feb. 19
  • Sesquicentennial wagon train departure, Omaha, Neb., April 19
  • Pioneer dinner at Newcomen Society at This Is the Place State park, Salt Lake City, June 17
  • Promised Valley Productions musical "Barefoot to Zion," Bountiful, Utah,

July 1

  • Sesquicentennial wagon train greeting, Salt Lake City, July 22
  • Sesquicentennial Spectacular celebration at Cougar Stadium, Provo, Utah, July 24-25
  • Colorado Centennial celebration, Denver, Sept. 13
  • Pioneers in the Pacific Celebration, Laie, Hawaii, Oct. 11

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