PIONEERS

Recent in pioneers

38986

How a Mormon is Using Pioneer Technology to Improve Disaster Relief and Emergency Preparedness

by LDS Living Staff | August 9, 2017 | Fun

LDS father Dennis Draleau from Grangeville, Idaho, needed a device that would allow him to haul gear and ca...

38670

From Miraculous Promptings to Bringing Back a Man from Death's Door: How One Man Helped Save the Martin Handcart Company

by Ivan J. Barrett, excerpted from "Ephraim Hanks: Fearless Mormon Scout" | July 24, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Ephraim "Eph" Hanks was a Mormon pioneer and well-known Mormon settler in the early Church. His experience ...

38694

The Myth About Brigham Young's "This Is the Place" Quote

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Mary Jane Woodger, and Susan Easton Black, excerpted from "What You Didn't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | July 24, 2017 | Fun

Departing from Fort Laramie, a vanguard company of Saints, including President Brigham Young, trekked acros...

38680

5 Miraculous Stories from the Journals of Handcart Pioneers

by Glenn Rawson | July 21, 2017 | Makes You Think

Nearly 70,000 Latter-day Saints traversed over 1,000 miles to arrive in a desert land far away from loved o...

38702

Discovery of Pioneer Journal Sheds Light on Temple Square Mystery

by Deseret News | July 20, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What an exciting discovery! On the 170th anniversary of the Saints entering the Salt Lake Valley, a longtim...

38682

Elder Holland Shares Story of Pioneer Ancestors Who Weren't Mormon (+ How His Family Found the Church)

by Deseret News | July 18, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

On Monday, Elder Holland shared stories of his Utah heritage, including how his non-Mormon ancestors found ...

38517

LDS Apostle Honored as "Pioneer of Progress" for Days of '47, Keeps Going Despite Challenges

by KUTV | July 14, 2017 | Mormon Life

Despite numerous health challenges over the years, Elder Robert D. Hales has done much for the Church throu...

38461

Church Opens New Exhibit, Creates Interactive Pioneer Trail Game at Church History Museum

by Mormon Newsroom | July 12, 2017 | From the Church Mormon Life

What a fun way to connect to the early pioneers of the Church. The Church History Museum has opened a new e...

38360

“Humor on the Plains” Stories Show Funny Side of Pioneer Life

by LDS.org | July 7, 2017 | Humor Fun Mormon Life

Pioneer life wasn't all deprivation and sorrow. There was quite a bit of laughter, too. Mormon Pioneer...

38028

Church Dedicates New Visitors's Center at Historic Pioneer Crossing

by LDS.org | June 20, 2017 | Mormon Life

On Thursday, the Church dedicated the Sixth Crossing Visitors' Center, a historic crossing for the Mormon p...