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Smith Family Farm

843 Stafford Rd, Palmyra, NY 14522-9570
+1 315-597-4383
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Use Mosquito Repellant

The guides were great, the information great but the culmination of our trip, the visit to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amy L
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San Antonio, United States
Guided and Free

Guided by young women with interesting facts about the Smith family in the 1820's. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
CalifDoug
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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
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Tour the Smith Family Farm to learn more about the boyhood of Joseph Smith Jr., the first prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visit the nearby Sacred Grove, where Joseph received a vision of God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. Tours are Free.
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843 Stafford Rd, Palmyra, NY 14522-9570
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+1 315-597-4383
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guides were great, the information great but the culmination of our trip, the visit to the Sacred Grove, was destroyed by the mosquitos. We had planned on spending quiet meditation, journal writing, praying time there. The mosquitos drove us away. If only we had...More

Thank Amy L
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Guided by young women with interesting facts about the Smith family in the 1820's. Plenty of freedom to explore the adjoining sacred grove.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Didn't realize how small these dwellings were, or how simple their lifestyles were. But they were able to get 4 bedrooms in this small square loghouse

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We were greeted in the visitor center by a friendly missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ who then acted as our tour guide and walked us to the original Smith Family home and then to the newer home and farm facilities. The history is...More

Thank Brett M
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

A must see! Their missionaries are so very kind .The message and history is so interesting. We enjoyed all the beautiful homes and farm. And the Sacred Grove was a quiet and nice place to ponder and reflect. We enjoyed it very much . Thanks...More

Thank Dailyn V
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

The Mormon world spoke volumes as I wandered into their used to be long ago home. Welcoming, indeed.

Thank l0rrie0ne
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Begin at the tastefully simple visitors center on site for a brief orientation, and then enjoy a guided tour adapted to your schedule of the Smith family and their two homes. The first, a log cabin which has been faithfully recreated on the original site...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The original Smith homestead in Palmyra has been restored with wood from the period and by using tool of the period. It is incredible to see the hand-hewn timbers that were cut from trees on the property. A short walk from the home is the...More

Thank caribcruiser2015
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Smith family farm tour starts in the small visitor center, but most of the time is spent seeing two different farmhouses as well as a couple outbuildings. The Smith family's first home on the property was a small log cabin (now reconstructed, I believe)...More

Thank SnowyShasta
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

My family greatly enjoyed our experience at the Smith Family Farm. Whether you are a member of the LDS faith or not, walking through the restored Smith farm, which was a jumping off point for one of America's most enduring religious movements, is educational and...More

Thank DKJPUS
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27 July 2017|
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Response from Stonecoral | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the path is level and wide and there are benches along the path where you can sit. The path loops so you have the option of going into the Grove as far as you are comfortable. Due to the serenity and religious nature... More
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