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Summer Travel Series: Independence and Liberty, Missouri

Early Latter-day Saints experienced some of the darkest days of the Church in Independence and Liberty, Missouri. For a brief period, though, Missouri’s frontier also proved to be where some of the happiest times occurred for members of the fledgling Church.

Independence and Liberty are now destinations steeped in meaningful history for members of the Church and anyone interested in the saga of early America.

“As people visit the Church historic sites in the area, they’ll come to understand that Independence and Liberty, Missouri, areas are important and even sacred places for members of the Church,” said Gary Boatright Jr., a curator for the Church History Department.

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