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10 spots in church history to see, experience

The interesting stories and events behind them are significant and well-known, yet they aren’t the most popular historic sites visited by Mormons.

Gary Boatright Jr. and Emily Utt, historic site curators for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, recently compiled a list of 10 significant spots they recommend every church member make an effort to see and experience at least once in their lifetime.

“When I go to a church history site, I go to the visitor’s center and take the tour, but these are the places I make a point to see because they have an impact,” Utt said. “Something else I would say for all these places is we rush too much. As you visit historic sites, stop, sit, look and wander.”

Relish the sense of just being there, Boatright said.

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