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

by Mormon Newsroom | 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...


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

by | Humor Fun Mormon Life

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


Church Dedicates New Visitors's Center at Historic Pioneer Crossing

by | Mormon Life

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


14 Trek Essentials: Get the Most from Your Pioneer Journey

by LDS Living Staff | Fun

Does your child have a pioneer trek coming up this summer? Or are you a "ma" or "pa"? Deseret Book has you ...


Mormons in the Civil War: Their Own Cavalry + More Fascinating Facts

by Jannalee Rosner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Known as the bloodiest war in American history, the Civil War affected hundreds of thousands of lives. And ...


Teachings of Gordon B. Hinckley Lesson 4: "The Pioneer Heritage of Faith and Sacrifice"

by Kelly Merrill | Lesson Helps

Below is the opening quote to this lesson. I have included it because it sets up an important premise for t...


Elder Rasband Creates Powerful New Video for Church's "Special Witnesses of Christ" Series

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

Following Elder Dale G. Renlund's recent "Special Witnesses of Christ" video, Elder Ronald A. Rasband was r...


Not a Fan of Turkey? Then You'll Definitely Appreciate What the Utah Pioneers Had for Their First Thanksgiving

by | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When mountain man Jim Bridger offered $1,000 for the first ear of corn grown in the Salt Lake Valley, the p...


The Quincy Miracle: How One Town Saved Thousands of Mormon Refugees

by Glenn Rawson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

On October 27, 1838, Missouri governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued an extermination order forcing thousands of ...


New Mormon Trail Art Exhibition Opens at the Church History Museum

by LDS Living Staff | From the Church Fun

A new exhibition titled Saints at Devil's Gate: Landscapes along the Mormon Trail  will open at the Ch...