“Where the Book of Mormon Was Published,” Friend, Mar. 2013, 14–15
On the Trail
Where the Book of Mormon Was Published
By Jan Pinborough
Come with me to explore an important place in Church history!
On a summer day in 1829, Joseph Smith walked into a red brick building in Palmyra, New York, where Mr. Egbert B. Grandin had a printing press. The Prophet had just finished translating the words on the gold plates, and he wanted Mr. Grandin to publish the first 5,000 copies of the Book of Mormon. By the next spring, the new book of scripture was printed and ready for people to read.
Luke S., age eight, visited the Grandin Building to learn the amazing story of how the Book of Mormon was published 183 years ago this month.