Historic John Johnson Home
As guests in John and Elsa Johnson’s home, Joseph and Emma Smith received revelation and comfort in trying times. Guests in the home today—in person and online—see that it is still a place of revelation and comfort.
Get a glimpse into the lives of two new converts: Eliza R. Snow and Lorenzo Snow. Learn about their interactions with Joseph Smith and their experiences in the Kirtland Temple.
Explore five places in and around Kirtland, Ohio, where Joseph and Emma Smith lived—homes that became places of revelation.
Contemplate the joys and trials of the early Saints in Kirtland as you read about the experiences of John and Elsa Johnson and their children.
Investigate historic places around historic Kirtland, including places of revelation at the Morley farm and the Johnson farm.
Learn about Latter-day Saints’ early journeys to Ohio and Missouri and later to Iowa and Illinois.
Joseph Smith’s translation of the Bible served as a catalyst for several revelations now canonized in the Doctrine and Covenants.
Gain a clearer picture of early Church history. Examine the Church’s growth and challenges in Ohio and Missouri from 1830 to 1839.
A glimpse into the eternities shown to Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon in 1832 so impacted the Church that it became known simply as “the Vision.”
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