Mesa Arizona Temple

Inspiring Stories Heavenly Visitations Visions By F. T. Pomeroy, of Mesa, Arizona In the Pomeroy History, a footnote listed Richimir II as a descendant of Antenor, the King of the Cimmerians, who lived on the Black Sea, so in setting them down in my Temple Record, I left several lines between the two names and […]

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Life of Ezra Taft Benson

Born on August 4, 1899, in Whitney, Idaho, Ezra Taft Benson learned early the principle of hard work on the family farm. He served a mission to Great Britain and after his return was married to his sweetheart, Flora Amussen, in 1926. He received his education in agriculture and went on to hold many important […]

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Zelph Mound
Zelph Mound Joseph Smith Foundation

Wayne May During the “Zion’s Camp March” of 1834 the men dug into a burial mound overlooking the Illinois river where they found the skeleton of an ancient warrior. Joseph Smith received a revelation that his name was Zelph. Wayne May tells the full account in this clip taken from the DVD “Book of Mormon […]

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Hawaiian Temple

Associated Locations: Laie Hawaii Temple, Honolulu, Hawaii Associated Dates: November 27, 1919 – Dedicated I was just saying, brethren and sisters (Brother Woolley had finished speaking to the Saints in the Hawaiian language), that this land, the land of Laie, was one of the cities of refuge in olden times and I was telling them that […]

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St. George Temple

Associated Locations: St. George, Utah Associated Dates: April 6, 1877 – Dedication Providential Importance in History “I am going to bear my testimony to this assembly, if I never do it again in my life, that those men who laid the foundation of this American Government and signed the Declaration of Independence were the best […]

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The Life and Death of Alvin Smith

Paul Thomas Smith, author and former Church History Instructor, shares some of his thoughts and insights concerning Alvin, the older brother of Joseph Smith. Associated Locations: Tunbridge, Vermont – Birthplace Associated Dates: February 11, 1798 – Born 19 November 1823 – Death

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Samuel Smith – The Third Martyr of Carthage Jail

Associated Locations: Near Carthage Jail, Illinois Associated Dates: 30 July 1844 – Samuel Smith death Samuel Smith was the third martyr of Carthage Jail. Paul Thomas Smith, an author and former church history instructor, shares some of his thoughts and impressions concerning the life of Samuel H. Smith, the brother of Joseph Smith.

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Joseph Smith Used a Gun at Carthage Jail

Associated Locations: Carthage Jail, Carthage, Illinois – Location of martyrdom Associated Dates: June 27, 1844 – Joseph Smith martyred Was Joseph Smith really a martyr? For more information about this painting, please visit this link.

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