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Priesthood Restoration Site

On this farm along the Susquehanna River, Emma Hale grew to adulthood. Later, she lived here with her husband, Joseph Smith Jr. While Joseph and Emma lived here, the Aaronic Priesthood was restored and Joseph translated most of the Book of Mormon.

Upon You My Fellow Servants: How the Aaronic Priesthood was Restored

Discover significant events pertaining to the restoration of the Aaronic and Melchizedek Priesthoods.

Interactive Map: Priesthood Restoration Site

Explore the landscape and buildings that now exist at the Priesthood Restoration Site.

Days of Harmony

Witness the unfolding Restoration of the gospel from the perspective of new convert Oliver Cowdery. Watch clips from the movie “Days of Harmony.”

Where Was the Priesthood Restored?

Recent research may give you new insights about how the restoration of the priesthood unfolded.

Harmony Revelation: Priesthood Restoration Site Visitors’ Center

An exhibit in the visitors’ center highlights 15 revelations Joseph Smith received in Harmony, Pennsylvania.

Emma’s Susquehanna: Growing Up in the Isaac and Elizabeth Hale Home

Get to know Emma Hale Smith better as you read about the circumstances in which she lived when she met Joseph Smith.

Joseph and Emma Smith's Home

Learn about the home where Joseph and Emma lived when much of the Book of Mormon was translated and when the Aaronic Priesthood was restored.

Joseph Smith in Harmony

By Elder Steven E. Snow of the Seventy, Church Historian and Recorder. Published in the Ensign and Liahona, September 2015.

Time Line: Palmyra/Fayette/Harmony

Study this time line to see relationships between these three places in the Restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

What to Expect When You Visit the Priesthood Restoration Site

Find information that can help you plan a visit to the site.

President Russell M. Nelson Dedicates the Priesthood Restoration Site

Priesthood Restoration Site in Oakland Township, Pennsylvania, was dedicated Saturday, September 19, 2015.