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Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial

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Beautiful peaceful place!

This beautiful site is a fitting tribute to Joseph Smith. The obelisk was placed there in 1905... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynn J
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Midway, Utah
So glad we stopped!!!

What a wonderful stop along our trip! The senior missionaries were wonderful and very kind and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LeeAnn T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful site is a fitting tribute to Joseph Smith. The obelisk was placed there in 1905 marking Joseph's 100th birthday. The visitors center and the grounds are beautifully maintained and the missionaries are both friendly and knowledgeable about Joseph and his family. They drove...More

Thank Lynn J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful stop along our trip! The senior missionaries were wonderful and very kind and informative. We love learning about LDS Church history and this did not disappoint. Certainly felt the spirit there. The grounds were beautiful as all LDS Church sites are. Highly...More

Thank LeeAnn T
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We had a very nice visit here. The Senior Missionary Couples were so nice and friendly. They did a great job sharing the significance of this site. They even drove us around to see the homesites on the property. The grounds were beautiful. The flowers...More

Thank James P
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Since touring the state of Utah, I keep my eye out to see the other LDS sites. I had read about the Joseph Smith birthplace and decided we would stop to see it. We were greeted my Sister and Elder Hobbs. They were a delightful...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

I have a bit of a Mormon fascination, so when we were heading through Vermont, I thought...but, of course! I figured there would be the monument and maybe a little she'd size visitor center. Not at all! Apparently there are 2 visitors centers (only one...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Go every year to see the lights. They do not disappoint. Worth the trip. Thanks to all who work and prepare this beautiful Christmas event! See you again next yearπŸŽ„πŸŽ„πŸŽ„

Thank johnfricke
Reviewed December 4, 2017

We used to do a yearly visit 10 years or more ago, and decided to see the lights again this year. They do a great job at decorating.

Thank Garym053
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We are LDS so this is a meaningful place for us but even if someone isn't a member of our church, it's a beautiful, interesting place to explore. It's free and missionaries will give you some history about the site. Just the story of the...More

Thank Kaye N
Reviewed October 19, 2017

The lane driving to the memorial was beautiful and then the gorgeous flowered grounds added to a wonderful visit. The visitor's center was informative and peaceful. Seeing the foundation of Joseph Smith's birthplace was nice to put it into geographical perspective. The short walk to...More

Thank jcmorden
Reviewed September 19, 2017

For members of the LDS church, this is an important site to honor the birth of the religion's founder, Joseph Smith. But even for those who are not, it's an interesting historical landmark. The small visitor's center has information about Joseph Smith and his life....More

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