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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" | Fun

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

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5 Miraculous Stories from the Journals of Handcart Pioneers

by Glenn Rawson | 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...

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Discovery of Pioneer Journal Sheds Light on Temple Square Mystery

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

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

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

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

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

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

by KUTV | Mormon Life

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

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

by 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...

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

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Humor Fun Mormon Life

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

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Church Dedicates New Visitors's Center at Historic Pioneer Crossing

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Mormon Life

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

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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 ...

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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...