Sacred Places, Vol. 3: Ohio and Illinois

by Donald Q. Cannon, Keith W. Perkins

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The Sacred Places travel series brings Church history to life for students, scholars, and families — anyone interested in seeing the sites and reliving the events of the early days of the Restoration.

This volume takes readers to sites in and around Kirtland, Ohio, where the first latter-day temple was constructed, and to Nauvoo, “The City of Joseph,” on the banks of the Mississippi River. It is indispensable for anyone planning to visit such Church history sites as the Kirtland Temple, the Newell K. Whitney store, the Isaac Morely farm, the Nauvoo Temple stone quarry, the Nauvoo House, or the Red Brock Store. This volume also takes readers to Carthage, where the Prophet Joseph Smith and his beloved brother Hyrum were martyred, and it details the challenges and travels of Zion's Camp and Kirtland Camp.

Dozens of detailed maps assist the traveler in finding the sites and hundreds of photographs add background and perspective. Sacred Places: Ohio and Illinois will help you discover the sites and stories that mark the Church's historic early days. It is sure to become a favorite of all who want to learn about the people, places, and events at the foundation of modern Church history.

About the Authors

Donald Q. Cannon

DONALD Q. CANNON is a professor of Church history and doctrine and a former associate dean of Religious Education at Brigham Young University. He received bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Utah and a doctorate from Clark University. He now lives in Orem, Utah.

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Keith W. Perkins

Keith W. Perkins is a retired professor of Church history and doctrine from BYU. He received a bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and master's and Ph.D. degrees from BYU. He now lives in Orem, Utah.

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