Mormon Church Founder Joseph Smith Arrives in Far West, Missouri Hot

Mormon Church Founder Joseph Smith Arrives in Far West, Missouri

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Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, arrives in Far West, Missouri. He comes from a poor family in rural New York, commonly named the "Burned Over District." In 1823, Joseph Smith claimed to have had a vision which led him to the discovery of Golden Tablets with sacred writings.

He translated the tablets and that translation became the Book of Mormon.

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