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Smith Family Cemetery, Nauvoo Illinois

The location of the grave marker of the prophet Joseph Smith, his wife Emma Smith and the prophets brother Hyrum Smith is in the Smith Family Cemetery in Nauvoo Illinois. The Smith Family Cemetery is a small plot of land adjacent the home of Joseph Smith. The Smith homestead is one of the homes closest […]

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5 of the Best Books on the Prophet Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith, the first prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and is someone everyone is curious about. There are so many misconceptions, and lies about the Prophet Joseph Smith. How are you suppose to know what to believe about him. There are many books, and how do you know which books […]

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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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Emma Smith Interview on the Authenticity of The Book of Mormon

Emma Hale Smith saw first hand the miracles of the translation of The Book of Mormon through her husband the prophet Joseph Smith. She was as amazed as anyone would be, and maybe even more so, because she knew her husbands inadequacies. Emma was a strong support to her husband and even through the hardest […]

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Zions Camp Memorials in Independence Missouri and Paris, Illinois

Zion’s Camp Historical Marker Zions camp was a powerful account of men willing to defend their families and the families of other member of the Latter-day Saint church when they had been attacked by Missouri mob men. Under the direction of Joseph Smith, a band, of about 200 men from left from Kirtland Ohio to […]

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Joseph’s Kirtland Ohio Accomplishments

There was extraordinary growth, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, during the Kirtland Era. The Prophet Joseph Smith too grew exponentially in Kirtland. Joseph Smith grew in his abilities and his confidence as a Prophet of God and as a man. Here are some of the greatest accomplishments during the Kirtland time: […]

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Fun Facts about Joseph Smith

-Joseph Smith Jr. was born in Sharon, Vermont on December 23, 1805 to Joseph Smith Sr. And Lucy Mack Smith. -Joseph Smith had a dangerous leg infection as a seven year old boy. The doctor performed a highly advanced surgery that saved his leg. This surgery would not be performed again successfully for almost a […]

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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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