Recent in lds-history


Elder Ballard Celebrates Anniversaries of Church History Sites

by Newsroom Blog | Official Church Info

Apostle Elder M. Russell Ballard recently traveled to Kirtland, Ohio, and Liberty, Missouri, to participate...


Temple Square’s Temporary Temple

by Keepapitchinin | Everything Else

That part of Temple Square, its northwest corner, was once the site of a small adobe building, just 33′ x 4...


Historic Mormon Site to Reopen

by Deseret News | News from Utah

An historic Mormon landmark is reopening in southeastern Utah. The newly redeveloped Bluff Co-op Store and ...


LDS Veteran Recalls Blessings After Iwo Jima

by | Everything Else

On a cool day on the Pacific Ocean in 1946, a young sailor, Darel Orval Johnson, celebrated his 20th birthd...


Scholars Provide Insights to Joseph Smith’s Nauvoo

by | Opinions & Features

Historic Nauvoo became one giant classroom September 23 as 11 scholars were stationed individually at vario...


Award-Winning Atlas Tracks LDS Movement

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Mapping Mormonism" is more than maps. It also includes timelines, charts and descriptions to document the M...


Oct. 4 Is President Monson's 50-Year Anniversary as Apostle

by | Mormons We Know

On Friday, October 4, 1963, Thomas S. Monson walked into the Tabernacle on Temple Square and looked for and...


Joseph Smith's Habeas Corpus Hearings Dramatized in Illinois

by Deseret News | Everything Else

During the Nauvoo period of church history, the Prophet Joseph Smith was dogged by legal troubles stemming ...


How LDS Prophet John Taylor's Watch Saved His Life

by Juvenile Instructor | Best of LDS Blogs

It is not surprising, then, that on the evening of June 27, 1844, John Taylor was wearing his watch as he s...


Back in Time: The LDS Church in the 1960s

by Daily Herald | Everything Else

Do you remember the LDS Church in the 1960s? Did your mom make those funky resin grapes? Be they green, blu...