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Nauvoo Temple

Written by kathypac on 20 Oct, 2006

The Nauvoo Temple is located in Nauvoo, IL, and is one of the most beautiful temples in the Church. It has been rebuilt exactly as it was originally built by the Saints. Unlike the Kirtland Temple, this is a functioning temple, so you can go…Read More

Kirtland Temple

Written by kathypac on 20 Oct, 2006

The Kirtland Temple is located in Kirtland, OH, and is currently owned by The Community of Christ, formerly called the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They are a splinter group who left the church after the death of Joseph Smith. They…Read More

Hill Cumorah Pageant

Written by kathypac on 20 Oct, 2006

The Hill Cumorah Pageant in Palmyra, NY plays every year for about a month, around the month of July. You don’t need a ticket to get in, and seats are already set up for everybody. If you arrive a little bit late, you can spread…Read More

Susquehanna River

Written by kathypac on 20 Oct, 2006

Stop by the Susquehanna River in Harmony, PA, where Joseph and Oliver were baptized before the restoration of the church. This is also where the Aaronic Priesthood was restored. In fact, there is an Aaronic Priesthood Monument , constructed by Dr. Avard Fairbanks. The three…Read More

Sacred Grove

Written by kathypac on 20 Oct, 2006

The Sacred Grove is located in Palmyra, NY, and is where Joseph Smith was visited by God and Jesus Christ when he was just 14 years old. He came here one day to pray, in search of God’s church. He was told that none of…Read More

Liberty Jail

Written by kathypac on 20 Oct, 2006

Liberty Jail is located in Independence, MO. Joseph Smith spent a lot of time here in 1838-1839. Doctrine and Covenants sections 121, 122, and 123 were received here, and reading them will help you to feel what he felt while in prison. The prison…Read More

Carthage Jail

Written by kathypac on 20 Oct, 2006

The Carthage Jail is located just a short distance away in Carthage, Il. This is where the martyrdom of Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum took place. You can actually see the bullet hole in the door of the bullet that took Hyrum’s life. In…Read More

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