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Historic

Sites

Discover the places behind the Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Priesthood Restoration Site

Explore the area where Emma Hale Smith was born and raised, where Joseph Smith began the translation of the Book of Mormon, and where John the Baptist came to restore the Aaronic Priesthood.

Historic Palmyra

Unfold an interactive map, join Joseph Smith on his journey to the Sacred Grove, and visit places that were important to the coming forth of the Book of Mormon.

Whitmer Farm in Fayette, New York

Learn about Peter and Mary Whitmer’s farm, where Joseph Smith finished translating the Book of Mormon and organized the restored Church of Jesus Christ.

Joseph Smith Jr. Birthplace in Sharon, Vermont

Gain insights about Joseph Smith’s heritage of faith, dedication, and sacrifice as you learn about his family and the place he was born.

Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial

Sharon, Vermont

Learn about the efforts that Church leaders and historians have made to commemorate the birthplace of the Prophet Joseph Smith and to provide a place of joyful contemplation.