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Reflections on the Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds By Rosemary G. Palmer

"Think not when you gather to Zion your troubles and trials are through, that nothing but comfort and pleasure are waiting in Zion for you." Eliza R. Snow.

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Most Current Articles in Church History

Oh, How Lovely Was the Morning: Sun 26 Mar 1820?

What is the most important date in Church history?

By John C. Lefgren
BYU Church History Symposium March 6-7 at BYU, LDS Conference Centers

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf to give keynote address March 7 at 9 a.m.

By BYU Media Relations
Living History vs. Teaching History

There is a movement going on here in Utah – one that will turn our state into a hub for Cultural Heritage Tourism – and the Rocky Mountain Living History Consortium is a big part of that movement.

By Clive Romney
Come to Nauvoo’s 2014 Exodus Re-enactment and Symposium

Every year since 1996, missionaries in the Illinois Nauvoo Mission have hosted an annual Mormon Exodus re-enactment. Click here for the schedule and program for this year's reenactment.

By Rosemary G. Palmer
How Authentic Are Mormon Historic Sites in Vermont and New York?

“Faith needs roots in stone and mortar that the future may learn from the past.”

By BYU Studies
Gathering As One: The Architecture of the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake Tabernacle is a bold and daring building. The 132-foot wide open space of the interior (a North American record for its day) was completed before the railroad arrived in Utah.

By Elwin C. Robison
Plural Marriage and Families in Early Utah

The Bible and the Book of Mormon teach that the marriage of one man to one woman is God’s standard, except at specific periods when He has declared otherwise.

By The LDS Newsroom
Joseph Smith Papers Project Publishes Documents, Volume 2

These documents allow readers to see both the administrative growth of the Church of Christ and Joseph Smith’s maturation as its leader.

The Strength of Joseph’s Character

Joseph Smith had a compelling personal charisma that endeared him to many people—including even some of his enemies.

By Jeffrey Marsh