Historic Sites

Palmyra—Hill Cumorah Monument

Erected in 1935 at the crest of the hill where Joseph Smith was given the gold plates, the monument depicts the angel Moroni, who appeared to the young prophet and told him where to find the buried record. For more sites in this area, see the Hill Cumorah Visitors’ Center.


    653 State Route 21
    Palmyra, New York 14522



    Cars may drive to the monument from 9:00 a.m. until dark. The monument is always open to foot traffic.

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