Places to Know
    Footnotes
    Theme

    “Places to Know,” Book of Mormon Stories (1997), 165

    “Places to Know,” Book of Mormon Stories, 165

    Places to Know

    America

    the promised land God directed Lehi’s family and the Jaredites to

    Ammonihah

    a city of wicked people who would not listen to Alma the Younger and Amulek

    Babel

    a city where wicked people built a tower so they could climb to heaven

    Bethlehem

    a city near Jerusalem where Jesus Christ was born

    Bountiful1

    the place Lehi’s family camped after traveling in the wilderness for eight years. From here they traveled to the promised land.

    Bountiful2

    the place Jesus Christ came to when he visited the Nephites

    Hill Cumorah

    the place where Moroni buried the gold plates and Joseph Smith later uncovered them

    Jershon

    the land the Nephites gave the people of Ammon

    Jerusalem

    the city where Lehi prophesied to the wicked and the place where Jesus Christ taught and was crucified

    Nephi

    the city that Nephi and his people built after they left Laman and Lemuel and their followers

    promised land

    any land God leads his chosen people to. He led Lehi’s family and the Jaredites to a promised land.

    Sidom

    the land where Alma the Younger established the Church. It became the new home of the righteous people who left Ammonihah.

    Waters of Mormon

    the place where Alma baptized the converted Nephites who had left King Noah

    Zarahemla

    a major Nephite city that was the government and Church center. King Mosiah and King Benjamin lived here. The city was burned at Jesus’ death.