Liahona
    Oakland Township (Susquehanna), Pennsylvania, USA
    Footnotes
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    “Oakland Township (Susquehanna), Pennsylvania, USA,” Liahona, June 2020

    The Church Is Here

    Oakland Township, Pennsylvania, USA

    Various farms: Waterloo, New York

    Photograph by Leslie Nilsson

    This home at the Priesthood Restoration Site is a reconstruction of Joseph and Emma’s home in Harmony, now known as Oakland Township.

    10

    Wards and branches, including the Susquehanna Branch, in the Scranton Pennsylvania Stake.

    160

    Miles (260 km) from the Priesthood Restoration Site to the Palmyra New York Temple.

    15

    Revelations received in Harmony, Pennsylvania, that are included in the Doctrine and Covenants.

    70

    Approximate percentage of the Book of Mormon translated in Joseph and Emma’s home.

    1804

    Emma Hale (later to marry Joseph Smith) is born in Harmony.

    1829

    John the Baptist confers the Aaronic Priesthood on Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery. Later, Peter, James, and John confer on them the Melchizedek Priesthood.

    1960

    Monument honoring the restoration of the priesthood is placed at the site.

    2015

    President Russell M. Nelson dedicates the Priesthood Restoration Site.