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Smith Family Farm

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Address: 843 Stafford Rd, Palmyra, NY 14522-9570
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+1 315-597-4383

Tour the Smith Family Farm to learn more about the boyhood of Joseph Smith...

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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Wonderfully Preserved Historical Site

The log home has been constructed to replicate the Smith's first home in Palmyra. The Smith's later moved into the framed home which is pretty much authentic. It gives a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jenny C
Sanford, Colorado
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Sanford, Colorado
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The log home has been constructed to replicate the Smith's first home in Palmyra. The Smith's later moved into the framed home which is pretty much authentic. It gives a wonderful feel to what it was like at that time. There was a wonderful tour guide that was very knowledgeable and interactive. We went on a cold rainy day and... More 

Thank Jenny C
West Jordan, Utah
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We traveled to Palmyra to visit the Smith Home and other historic LDS sites. The two homes onsite are authentic and really give you a feel about how life was for the family back in the early 1800s. The guides were great and informative, and the stories compelling. The scared grove is a place of peace and tranquility. It is... More 

Thank Forrest Mery L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This whole area is amazing. Walking around where the Smith family lived and actually seeing all they sacrificed, as well as spending time in the Sacred Grove was an impactful experience. The visitors center was wonderful.

Thank Celeste M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed hearing about the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons).

Thank J H
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an incredible place to visit! It is a beautiful location. We visited in April and also last summer. The leaves were just coming out on the trees and we actually enjoyed it more during the summer when it was all green, but the crowds were definitely lighter this time.

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Joseph Smith is the founding prophet of Mormonism. His home is an interesting place to visit. There were live tours and people in period dress. The whole thing was free. Whether you're a Mormon or not, it's a bit of history that's worth observing, especially as it puts real places together with the early chapters of LDS Church history.

Thank Bill K
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

As always, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has done a wonderful job creating a beautiful restoration of these homes and the surrounding area. The missionaries are delightful and so knowledgeable. Their presentations are genuine and spirit filled and perfect for all ages.

Thank Sherry G
New York
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with teenagers. Great experience. Missionaries very helpful and knowledgeable. Few visitors in winter made it more meaningful.

Thank LDSitalian
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

I had always wanted to visit the Smith Family farm, ever since I read it was in upstate New York and not in Utah or Nauvoo. I had visited this past summer while traveling through western New York and stopped to see the home. We were greeted by Sister Miller who was so very friendly and welcoming. She gave us... More 

Thank Bill D
Ogden, Utah
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

You will leave this place feeling spiritually uplifted!! The peace you receive as you listen to what took place here and as you walk around the Sacred Grove is like no other. They have sister missionaries on hand to give tours and answer any questions you may have

Thank soxr4rl

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