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Coming Soon In Emma’s Footsteps

From the writer of Singing with Angels and the Joseph Smith Jr. and Emma Hale Smith Historical Society, this new movie is coming to theaters June 1 in Utah. For other areas, please send us a request. See the trailer below! After

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Discovering the Atonement Behind the Razor Wire

Discovering the Atonement Behind the Razor Wire By Craig R. Frogley · March 29, 2018 Sign up for Meridian’s Free Newsletter, please CLICK HERE The following names and character descriptions are fictional aggregates: The jagged razor wire caught my attention this time,

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How the Community of Christ and LDS Church draw upon shared heritage, work together as ‘friends’

https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900013910/how-the-community-of-christ-and-lds-church-draw-upon-shared-heritage-work-together-as-friends.html By Sydney Jorgensen  @sydjorg BYU assistant professor Casey Griffiths laughed as he recalled walking away from talking with former Community of Christ apostle Andrew Bolton at an interfaith dialogue in Nauvoo last September, wondering if they were still friends. “That was

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Picturing history: Burial site of William Smith, brother of the Prophet

https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900007778/picturing-history-burial-site-of-william-smith-brother-of-the-prophet.html By Kenneth Mays Lucy Mack Smith bore 11 children, eight sons and three daughters. Two sons died in infancy, six of her sons lived to adulthood, but only one, William, lived to old age. William was born at Royalton, Vermont,

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America’s Sacred Ground: Kirtland

https://www.byutv.org/player/9c7d3293-fd51-4f7b-b1df-ece04151f831/americas-sacred-ground-kirtland  

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Kirtland Docudrama: ‘America’s Sacred Ground: Kirtland,’ set to premiere Sept. 24

By Chad Felton, The News-Herald An hour long docudrama is set to debut about the area where The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was headquartered from 1831 to 1838, after being formally organized in western New York. The film, “America’s Sacred

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10 Interesting Facts About Emma Smith

10 Interesting Facts About Emma Smith by Aleah Ingram Emma Smith is one of the most fascinating characters of the Restoration. She is remembered for her unrelenting strength and ability to overcome hardships. On the anniversary of her birth, which took

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Road to Carthage Marathon

I am helping to publicize and promote a marathon run that honors the memory of Joseph and Hyrum Smith. It is being held on May 27th this year, which is Memorial day weekend. The run starts in Nauvoo, and ends in Carthage.

Would you be able to help us get the word out about this marathon through your website or an email to Smith family members?

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Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845

http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/lucy-mack-smith-history-1844-1845/1 Source Note Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845; handwriting of Martha Jane Knowlton Coray and Howard Coray; 240 pages, with miscellaneous inserted pages; CHL. Note: Lucy Mack Smith, the mother of Joseph Smith, dictated this rough draft version of her history to

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