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20 Things You Didn't Know About Temple Square at Christmastime

by Kelsey Berteaux | December 22, 2017 | Fun

Visiting Temple Square at Christmas time is on a lot of people's bucket lists --and not just for Mormons. T...

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The Mormon FBI Agent Who Took Down John Dillinger and "Baby Face Nelson"

by Kathryn Jenkins Gordon, adapted from "Colorful Characters in Mormon History" | November 29, 2017 | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

Recently, loved ones gathered for a memorial service of Sam Cowley, a former FBI agent and national hero.&n...

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The Incredible Vision About Temples That Led to the End of Polygamy in the Church

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"Yes, I saw by vision and revelation this [Logan] Temple in the hands of the wicked. I saw our city [Salt L...

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3 Underwater Mormon Ghost Towns You Can See Today

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

While many ghost towns founded by Latter-day Saints have exciting histories, three Mormon ghost towns stand...

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25 Things You Didn't Know About the Tabernacle

by Jannalee Sandau | Mormon Life

We wanted to reshare this article in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first time the Salt L...

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7 Wonders of the Mormon World

by Jamie Armstrong | Fun Makes You Think Mormon Life

Throughout the world, there are sites that are deeply meaningful to members of the Church. Cherished for th...

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Mormon Gold Coins + 8 Other Rare Artifacts from Early Church History

by Jamie Armstrong | Fun

With the turbulent early days of the Church came the loss and destruction of many items the Saints regarded...

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Why the Name of the Church Changed Over Time

by Jannalee Rosner | Makes You Think

“What church do you belong to?” “The Catholic church.” “The Protestant church.” “The Church of Jesus Christ...

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5 Ways Sister Missionary Work Was Completely Different When It Started

by Breanna Olaveson | Makes You Think

Almost 20,000 young women are currently serving full-time proselyting missions for The Church of Jesus Chri...

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The LDS Senator's Trial That Takes Up 11 Feet of Shelf Space in the National Archives

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Susan Easton Black, and Mary Jane Woodger; Adapted from "What You Don't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | Makes You Think

Whether you’re a history buff or simply curious, you have probably collected a decent store of knowledge ab...