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8 things you may not have known about Joseph Smith obtaining the gold plates

by Yvonne Liu | September 22, 2020 | Makes You Think

This article was originally published by  LDS Living in August 2018 and is being shared again in recog...

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5 things you never knew about the Christus statue

by Matthew O. Richardson, adapted from "The Christus Legacy" | August 27, 2020 | Fun

Editor's note: This adaptation from Matthew O. Richardson's  The Christus Legacy originally ra...

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What did Brigham Young actually say? Church History series examines shorthand discrepancies

by Lindsey Williams | August 19, 2020 | From the Church

Chances are you have heard of Brigham Young, the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d...

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Explore the Joseph Smith Papers with this free online conference

by The Church Historian's Press | August 12, 2020 | From the Church

The Church Historian's Press announced that the 2020 Joseph Smith Papers Conference has moved to an online-...

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Diaries of suffragist Emmeline B. Wells published online on the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment 

by Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | August 4, 2020

Coinciding with August being National Women’s Suffrage Month, the Church Historian’s Press has announced th...

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From India to Cedar City: The lesser-known story of this brave woman in the Willie handcart company

by Jannalee Sandau | July 23, 2020 | Fun

When you think of pioneers, you most likely think of converts from England, Scandinavia, or the East Coast ...

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What happened to Joseph and Emma Smith's children?

by Jannalee Sandau | June 27, 2020 | Makes You Think

This article originally ran on  LDS Living in  October 2015. Of the many hardships, Joseph Smith ...

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What newspapers in the 1800s said about the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum

by Jannalee Sandau | June 27, 2020 | Makes You Think

This story originally ran on  LDS Living  in 2017.  Most members of the Church are familiar ...

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17 historic Church sites are getting a name update. Here's why

by Danielle Christensen | June 16, 2020

Seventeen of the Church’s 26 historic sites have recently been renamed in order to “place greater emphasis ...

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How a promise from Sister Ardeth Kapp was fulfilled years after it was made

by Danielle Christensen | May 28, 2020

It’s been 150 years since the founding of the Young Women organization. On May 25, 1870, President Brigham ...