11 – Church History Sites near Palmyra, New York, 1820–1831


This map shows historical sites connected with the Book of Mormon, such as the Hill Cumorah, where Joseph Smith received the gold plates from the angel Moroni; the Joseph Smith farm, where Joseph and Emma lived for nearly a year after their marriage in January 1827 and where the plates were concealed in various places to safeguard them from ransackers; the Martin Harris farm, which was mortgaged and later sold to cover the expense of printing the Book of Mormon; and the Grandin print shop, where the Book of Mormon was printed in 1830.