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Great place to visit

We loved visiting here along with all the other church sites in the area. Tip: you can tell the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sometimes a quiet place to ponder is much needed. I was able to stop at this location for several... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved visiting here along with all the other church sites in the area. Tip: you can tell the missionaries how much time you have, and they will adjust your tour accordingly! We had only 45 min and it was perfect.

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Sometimes a quiet place to ponder is much needed. I was able to stop at this location for several hours and just enjoy the peace and quietness of the area. The tours are religious based and very interesting.

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

This was the first place that my daughters and I visited on our tour or church history sites in NY, PA, and OH. We really loved that we started off here where The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began and also where parts...More

Thank saibot0001
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

This is the location where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was officially created and the Book of Mormon translation by the Prophet Joseph Smith was completed. Located about thirty minutes from other LDS Church history sites in Palmyra, New York, but well...More

Thank Brett M
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most historic places. The LDS church was establish at this place nearly 200 years ago in this small cabin. It now is a worldwide church with over 15 million members. It was cool to see where it all began. The...More

1  Thank Benjamin P
Reviewed 23 August 2017

What a neat experience to visit this home! It's well worth the 30 minute drive from Palmyra. It was great to see the place where the LDS church was organized and hear the stories that the volunteer guides tell. Make time to watch the films,...More

Thank Cristina N
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a very well restored historic site. LDS missionaries give a great presentation in a very friendly atmosphere. Free admission. Easy parking. Minimal walking required. Sacred to LDS church members but friendly and open to all.

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Tell ya a bunch of made up stories, geared very clearly towards a Mormon crowd. Really freaky and weird for non-Mormons.

Thank Manucek
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

It's great to find a piece of history that is so personal and unique. This is where the Mormon Church began, in a small log cabin, with 6 people. It's a very well organized 45 minute tour by a volunteer. The small glass room 4...More

1  Thank stanger75
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My daughter and I were here last August when she was on an assignment to help produce a virtual tour of the Peter Whitmer Log Home for the LDS Church History Museum in Salt Lake City. We really enjoyed being here at this site which...More

1  Thank Freba
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