LDS Church History Tour

In the garden next to the visitor center in Nauvoo.
Kanesville or Council Bluffs was the headquarters for the Church between the time they left Nauvoo and their arrival in the Salt lake Valley.

Brigham Young was sustained as President of the Church here.
Five hundred men left here to fight in the war with Mexico better known as the Mormon Battalion.
Statue to honor the Mormon pioneer family.
At the Kansas City Temple with my sweetheart Ross.

Winter Quarters Temple.
A cabin at Mount Pisgah.
Garden Grove was a camp site in Iowa during the great exodus to the valley in Utah.

This is Parley Street - the road the Saints traveled as they left their beloved city and temple. They were forced out of their homes and farms by violent mobs.
This is the Carthage Jail where Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were murdered by angry mobs.
This is Joseph's Smith's Red Brick Store where we sang "Praise To The Man".
This is the Mansion House in Nauvoo where Joseph and Emma lived for a time.

This is a statue of Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum as they rode out of Nauvoo to Carthage Jail where they would seal their testimony of the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ with their blood.

The reconstructed Nauvoo Temple just before the Pageant.

Where Adam and Eve dwelt after leaving the Garden of Eden. Where Christ will appear in glory.
Far West - one of the places where the Saints were living when they were
expelled from Missouri. This is a site of a future temple.

Independence Missouri where Zion or the New Jerusalem will be built.

Looking out over the fields at Adam-Ondi-Ahman.

Far West - where the Saints gathered after being expelled from Jackson County Missouri.

Trail to a monument honoring the Eight Witnesses to the Book of Mormon.
Joseph Smith -the prophet God used to restore of gospel of Jesus Christ in the latter-days.
Liberty Jail
Joseph Smith was wrongfully held here
while the Saints were being expelled from Missouri.
The Saints later found refuge in Quincy Ill
and later founded a city called Nauvoo.

From this prison came some of the most beautiful scripture ever written
D &C 121 and 122.


mum said...

Janene, you were only 3 and a half hours away from me!!! I knew I could feel something different in the air. Please keep your head off tile floors! Love you!

arianne said...

So glad you took lots of photos and took the time to post them. I'd love to see the sights back there some day. But for now your photos were great! Love and hugs!

Janene Baadsgaard said...

Hey KK,
It's so great to hear from you! How are you any way? Coming out to Utah any time soon?