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Joseph Smith finding the “Right Person” to obtain the Gold Plates

Some of the greatest Church History stories revolve around the golden plates, which were given to Joseph Smith to translate into The Book of Mormon. Joseph Smith was told of the gold plates years before he was able to receive them. Joseph was informed by the angel Moroni, to come to the Hill Cumorah at […]

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Lucy Mack Smith’s bringing Saints to Kirtland Miracle

Lucy Mack Smith, the mother of the prophet Joseph Smith, was a strong and determined person. The Lord absolutely knew what he was doing when he put Lucy Mack as the mother of Joseph Smith. It would be a hard job, defending her son, keeping her cool in hard situations, and balancing all the problems. […]

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Mary Noble Impressions of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Mary B. Noble was a school teacher in Avon, New York when Joseph Smith came from Kirtland Ohio to her fathers home, and these were the impressions she wrote of her meeting the prophet. “This was the first time I ever beheld a prophet of the Lord and I can truly say as the first […]

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Get to know Newel K. Whitney

Newel K. Whitney was born 1795 in Windham County Vermont the son of Samuel Whitney and Susanna Kimball. He was only 19 when he started his profession of merchandising in Plattsburgh, New York. He also helped fight against the British forces and fought to save Plattsburgh. Fortunately, it was not much of a fight because […]

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Get to know Emma Hale Smith

Emma Smith was born in Harmony Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County on July 10, 1804. She is the daughter or Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Emma grew up in very prosperous circumstances. Lucy Mack Smith(Joseph’s mother) described Emma’s childhood home as a “mansion” with “every convenient appendage necessary.” Emma was the seventh of nine children of […]

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Palmyra, New York Temple Windows are pretty spectacular

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints announced the Palmyra, New York temple would be built in February 1999. When this announcement was made, the members knew this was going to be different than any other temple. The Palmyra Temple is built on the old Smith farm, where the first prophet, Joseph Smith grew […]

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Awesome Facts about the Palmyra, New York Temple

Palmyra New York Temple was the 100th temple announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The Palmyra New York Temple was dedicated on April 6, 2000. Exactly 170 years after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was formally organized! The Palmyra Temple is situated on the Smith Family Farm, where […]

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