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Joseph and Hyrum's Death Masks: 5 Things You Didn't Know

by Jannalee Sandau | April 20, 2018 | Mormon Life

The Church History Museum contains  interesting artifacts, from Hyrum Smith's sunglasses to Eliza R. S...

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The Fascinating Geology of Joseph Smith's Seer Stone

by Christopher Kirkland | April 13, 2018 | Makes You Think

A geologist weighs in on what kind of rock Joseph Smith's seer stone is and how it may have been forme...

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Watch: Harvard Divinity School Features Video About the Founding of the LDS Church

by LDS Living | April 9, 2018 | Videos Mormon Life

In celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the LDS Church on April 6, 1830, Harvard Divinity Scho...

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The Origins of Trek: When Did Dressing Up and Pulling Handcarts Become a Thing?

by Deseret News | April 6, 2018 | Mormon Life

Curious about the origins of trek re-enactments before you hit up Trek: The Movie in theaters this weekend?...

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Joseph Smith's Historic Meeting with the President of the United States (+ Video)

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 4, 2018 | Mormon Life

After Latter-day Saints were expelled from Missouri and while trying to rebuild Zion in the malaria-ridden ...

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10 Things We Don't Do in Conference Anymore

by Jannalee Sandau | March 29, 2018 | Mormon Life

Every April and October, the Mormon community knows what time it is: conference time. But it didn’t start o...

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The General Conference That Lasted an Entire Month

by Danielle B. Wagner | March 28, 2018 | Mormon Life

General conferences in the early days of the Church were not known for their conciseness or brevity. In 186...

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Everything You Need to Know About the Solemn Assembly This Conference

by Jannalee Sandau | March 28, 2018 | Makes You Think

As we prepare for general conference in a few days, we look forward to another solemn assembly and an oppor...

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Quiz: Who Served as Prophet the Longest + Other Trivia About Church Presidents

by LDS Living Staff | March 28, 2018 | Fun

As general conference approaches, and with it the anticipation of sustaining a new prophet, we thought it w...

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Church to Release Groundbreaking Series About the Early History of the Church

by LDS Living Staff | March 26, 2018 | Mormon Life

Later this year, the Church will release the first volume of Saints , a ground-breaking, four-volume series...