Far West Temple Site
The Far West Temple Site does not house a temple, but it tells a story of dedication and faith. When early Apostles laid cornerstones there, they showed their determination to follow the Lord’s will in spite of persecution.
Explore places of revelation, adversity, gathering, and memorial for Latter-day Saints in Missouri.
Discover stories of testimony and adversity—stories of the Whitmer family, witnesses of the truth who stayed in Missouri when the Saints moved on to Nauvoo.
These revelations not only identified new gathering places for the Saints in northern Missouri, but they also imbued those places with a sacred past and glorious future.
Gain a clearer picture of early Church history. Examine the Church’s growth and challenges in Ohio and Missouri from 1830 to 1839.
Learn about Latter-day Saints’ early journeys to Ohio and Missouri and later to Iowa and Illinois.
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