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Book of Mormon Publication Site

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Address: 217 E Main St, Palmyra, NY 14522-1127
Phone Number: 315-597-5982
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Located in the business district of historic Palmyra, New York, the Book of...

Located in the business district of historic Palmyra, New York, the Book of Mormon Historic Publication Site offers you a glimpse of the printing and binding processes of the 1820s. Tours are free.

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Very interesting historical site

This site is in remarkably original conditon and visitors will be treated to free guided tours and have the process of printing as it was done in 1830 explained in detail.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This site is in remarkably original conditon and visitors will be treated to free guided tours and have the process of printing as it was done in 1830 explained in detail.

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McKinleyville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

History is FUN! Going into this building, seeing a printing press that is exactly like the one used by the original printer of the Book of Mormon made me tingle. The labor intensive work that went into typesetting is mind boggling. The large inking balls, the hand tied bindings, the pulley system that was used to bring pallets of paper... More 

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Thank kwiens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Glad I went . Free to all. Great parking , easy in and out of area. Everyone comes and talked to you. Great way to learn how they pull this all together so quickly. Only on for a week each year. They get a week to practice.

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Thank Sandfrat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I love learning history and the missionaries give a great tour into the history of the publication of The Book of Mormon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We went here with our extended family of 17. So much to learn and witness and I would recommend this to members and non members alike for the spirit felt here. This was one of my favorite places in Palmyra!

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Lexington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This was a very thorough overview of the origin and printing of the Book of Mormon as well as some excellent historic information on printing in general. Also an excellent sumary of the individuals involved in this process.

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The missionaries are a wealth of information. They know so many details that are fascinating and informative. We went the week of the pageant and our missionary told us that the tour had to be shortened because of the volume of guests. I felt sort of cheated but at the end of the tour, we were able to eavesdrop on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I didn't think that his was going to be as much fun and educational as it was. I learned so much from what I had known previously. I now understand why books are so precious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We loved going through the BofM publication site. Just be careful, do not park at the pizza place down the street and walk over there. They get very upsetl.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is the site that the book of mormon was published on. It was a local printers office. It is run by the mormon church and they have presented the historical record of the publishing. This would only be known by hardcore history fans. Still – if you are big on American history – you should visit as the impact... More 

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