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Dan YeruskiFebruary 11, 2024

Excellent project, excellent and useful information for me to begin a restoration project on Zelphs Mound also known as Naples/Russel Mound 8 located in Pike county, Illinois. I will invite the Curlee family and others from Nauvoo to the cleansing ceremony once a date has been set. I'm working with Joseph "Standing Bear" Shranz of the SOARRING foundation.

Jeff DeruDecember 24, 2016

Been to this site. It is a special place. I dont know if you can go there and not feel somthing very special.

Dave SmithApril 2, 2014

Could this area be the Mound Branch of the LDS people Presided over by my 3rd gr. grandfather Thomas Clark and included several families including John Marriott amd Christopher Layton. It was2-5 miles NE of Nauvoo?

Cathy hillJuly 27, 2013

I love these mounds too. Thanks so much for sharing this with us and for all the work done on the project

Gayle and Greg GorrellJune 30, 2013

Wow what a touching story and a great project...

Cheri ScottJune 14, 2013

What a wonderful project! Everyone deserves to rest in peace. This is another sign of turning the hearts of the children to the fathers.

AnnaJune 11, 2013

Thoughtfully written and well-worth reading and pondering.

shannonJune 10, 2013

What a neat project, Joe. What an experience that must have been to have taken part in preserving the history of Nauvoo. Good for you!

Shirley Petersen HutchisonJune 10, 2013

This is so wonderful. So proud of Joseph and for the work he has done to accomplish such a great task.

Ladelle CookJune 10, 2013

What an inspiring story and a great Eagle Scout Project.

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