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9 stories you might not have heard about the Nauvoo Temple(s)

by Jannalee Sandau | April 30, 2021

This year marks the 175th anniversary of not only the Saints’ exodus from Nauvoo but also the anniver...


Planning a trip to Nauvoo this summer? Here are 6 things you should know

by Susan Sims, Contributor | April 28, 2021

Like most Church historic sites across the United States, Historic Nauvoo and Carthage Jail closed in March...


Watch: What the 175th anniversary of the Nauvoo exodus can teach us about permanence

by LDS Living Staff | February 4, 2021

On this date in history in 1846, the first Latter-day Saints to leave Nauvoo came to the end of Parley Stre...


Doctrine and Covenants 76 as a poem and 4 other unique facts from the latest Joseph Smith Papers volume

by Jeffrey Mahas of The Joseph Smith Papers Project | Makes You Think

Documents, Volume 11 of The Joseph Smith Papers covers a dynamic period in Joseph Smith’s life. At th...


These Church historic sites are offering virtual tours

by Lindsey Williams

Though Church historic sites have been closed to physical visitors due to COVID-19, many missionaries of Th...


Nauvoo Temple Struck by Lightning, Angel Moroni Damaged

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

While severe thunderstorms raged through Illinois, the Nauvoo temple was struck by lightning shortly after ...


5 Beautiful Themes in Temple Architecture You May Have Missed

by Jolynn Forman | Makes You Think

Jolynn Forman is a Latter-day Saint artist who researches the themes of different temples and incorporates ...


How Joseph Smith Spent His Last Christmas

by Laura F. Willes, excerpted from "Christmas with the Prophets" | Mormon Life

The 1843 Christmas in Nauvoo was the last one Joseph Smith Jr. was to spend on earth. No one knew that just...


Largest Church History Site's Expansion Will "Share the Spiritual Significance of Our Faith" with Nonmembers

by Quincy Herald-Whig | Mormon Life

As the largest Church history site, Nauvoo's expansion project is set to be a great undertaking both physic...


Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 29: "Building the Kingdom of God in Nauvoo, Illinois"

by Ted L. Gibbons | Lesson Helps

Introduction: Five houses are still standing where ancestors of my children lived in Nauvoo in the days fol...