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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...