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“Interesting history, nice place to visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Peter Whitmer Log Home

Peter Whitmer Log Home
1451 Aunkst Road, Waterloo, NY 13165
315-539-2552
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Ranked #3 of 13 things to do in Waterloo
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“Interesting history, nice place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

There is a nice visitors center here, in which you learn the history of the site. Then, you can visit the cabin where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized in 1830. It's a quiet place, located in a fairly rural area and we enjoyed being there. Fun to learn the history and visit a place where such a significant, historical event occurred.

Visited June 2012
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“Mormons found interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Lecture of thehistory of this building and movement was very interesting and tied into the local history of the region.

Visited September 2012
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“Interesting tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

The Peter Whitmer cabin is the place where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was formally organized on April 6, 1830 by Joseph Smith. It has been rebuilt on its original location. The tour starts in the visitors center in the adjacent building. There are many pieces of original church art to view. The cabin is small and it would have been tight on that day to have over 50 people in there for the originization meeting. They have done a good job restoring it to it to the time period and the tour guide told us some interesting facts about the time period and the family that once resided there.

Visited June 2012
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