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New Photographs of Joseph F. Smith’s Centennial Memorial Trip to Vermont, 1905
|Title||New Photographs of Joseph F. Smith’s Centennial Memorial Trip to Vermont, 1905|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2000|
|Authors||Holzapfel, Richard Neitzel, and Paul H. Peterson|
|Journal||BYU Studies Quarterly|
|Keywords||Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial; Sharon, VT; Smith, Joseph F.; Smith, Joseph, Jr.|
President Joseph F. Smith and a group of other Latter-day Saint Church leaders, accompanied by family and friends, left Salt Lake City on December 15, 1905, for Vermont to dedicate a memorial honoring the Prophet Joseph Smith, on the hundredth anniversary of his birth. During their trip, they visited Church historical sites in Ohio, New York, and Vermont and Smith family sites in Massachusetts, Vermont, and New York. Photographs were taken during most of the trip, preserving a view of the places considered sacred to the ever growing number of members of the Church.
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