The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast

    Episode 3: “I Retired to the Woods”


    What did the place that came to be called the Sacred Grove look like when Joseph Smith entered in early spring 1820? What did it sound like? What did it smell like? In this episode we examine the environment in which Joseph Smith prayed and ask how that compares to the artistic depictions that are common today.

    Guest: Mark Staker