Far West

Associated Locations: Far West, Missouri Associated Dates: August 1836 – Founded “Let the city, Far West, be a holy and consecrated land unto me; and it shall be called most holy, for the ground upon which thou standest is holy.” (D&C 115:7) First Missionaries sent to Europe started from Far West “And next spring let […]

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Most Sacred Locations on Earth

Associated Locations: Independence, Missouri Adam-ondi-Ahman Far West What are the most sacred locations on earth? Learn what the revelations have to say. Independence, Missouri Independence, Jackson County, Missouri is the location of the Garden of Eden.  On July 20, 1831 the Lord revealed to the Prophet Joseph Smith that Independence, Missouri was the site for […]

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Ica Stones

See also: Dinosaurs & Dragon Legends, 28) YOUNG EARTH: Do the revelations teach a 7,000 year temporal existence of the earth?, 18) CREATIONISM: How should Latter-day Saints view Creationism? Associated Locations: Ica, Peru, South America “The Ica stones are a collection of over fifteen thousand carved stones discovered in the vicinity of Ica, Peru. The images on the stones were apparently […]

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1746 Miracle at the Old South Meeting House

In October of 1746, during the French and Indian War,  French Duke of d’Anville sailed for New England with the most powerful fleet of the time.  It was the largest armada to ever approach the American shores.  They were given orders to recapture Louisburg, Nova Scotia and burn every American harbor from Boston to Charleston sparing no […]

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple (Latter-day Saint, LDS) on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki. Presidents of the Church on Abraham Lincoln President Heber J. Grant “Every Latter-day Saint believes that Abraham Lincoln was raised up and […]

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George Washington

“We look upon George Washington, the father of our country, as an inspired instrument of the Almighty; we can see the all-inspiring Spirit operating upon him. And upon his co-workers in resisting oppression, and in establishing the thirteen colonies as a confederacy; and then again the workings of the same Spirit upon those men who […]

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Thomas Jefferson

“Jefferson was truly a remarkable man.  He had some faults, probably much fewer than many other great leaders, but he had numerous virtues worthy of study and emulation.   He was unquestionably used as an instrument of God, and all reaces and generations of Americans–especially God-loving Americans have benefited from the blessings he helped secure […]

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Nauvoo Temple Dedication (2002)

Associated Locations: Nauvoo, Illinois Associated Dates: June 27, 2002 – Dedication Providential Importance in History “The Nauvoo Temple [was dedicated] at 5:00 p.m. on Thu 27 Jun 2002, a time clearly chosen to commemorate the martyrdom of the two testators of the restoration, Joseph and Hyrum Smith. Both their death date and the date of […]

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Joseph Smith – Children

Christ-like Character Traits Fondness for Children A prominent trait of Joseph Smith’s character, which was perhaps more marked in his early career than was the case after public cares and responsibilities multiplied upon him from so many sources, was his natural fondness for children. In Kirtland, when wagon loads of grown people and children came […]

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The Bulletproof George Washington

Associated Locations: Seven miles from Pittsburg, Virgina Associated Dates: July 9, 1755 – Occurance George Washington’s part in the July 9th, 1755, battle during the French and Indian War is indisputably one of the most significant events of his early years: his life literally hung in the balance for over two hours. This dramatic event […]

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Mississippi and River Sidon Connection

Associated Locations: Mississippi River Relation to Heartland Model “Claims have been made that the Sidon River of the Book of Mormon could not have been the Mississippi River as proposed by the Heartland Model geography.  These claims have rested primarily on certain assumptions about what is indicated by the Book of Mormon text itself.  It […]

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Heartland Model

Declared a Movement “There is a swelling movement within the Church, though, that prefers to believe that the story took place in Illinois, among other North American locales.  …‘Prophecies and Promises: The Book of Mormon and the United States of America’ is the latest salvo in this argument. …When and if such features begin to shift, the impulse […]

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Hebrew in Hopewell Civilization

Hebrew Writing The Book of Mormon is the history of several groups of people from the Old World who came to the America’s by boat.  At least one of these groups, known as the Nephites, kept a written history of their people on metal plates which was passed down through their prophets and was written […]

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Bat Creek Stone

Discovery “Independent scientific verification of an archaeologically excavated stone with ancient Hebrew inscribed into its surface has been completed in the America’s.  And where was this stone recovered?  In a Hopewell burial mound in eastern Tennessee. The Bat Creek Stone was recovered during a professional archaeological dig by John W. Emmert of the Smithsonian Institution’s […]

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