Summer Travel Series: Discovering the Mormon Story through Historic Sites

by | May 19, 2011

Opinions & Features

One of the ways The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints tells its story is through several dozen historic sites and visitors’ centers around the world, all of which are free and open to the public.

“Our historic sites help us tell the unique story of the Latter-day Saints,” Church historian and recorder Elder Marlin K. Jensen said recently. “Each site is filled with historically accurate details and engaging exhibits to help people better understand who we are and what is important to us.”

Some of the Church’s historic sites are large and encompass multiple locations, such as Nauvoo, Illinois. Other sites are small, including just a statue or small building, such as the Gadfield Elm Chapel in England. But regardless of their size, each site teaches important lessons about history, faith and commitment.

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