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“Map 1: The New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio Area of the United States,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Class Member Study Guide (1999)

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Map 1: The New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio Area of the United States

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  1. South Bainbridge. Joseph Smith Jr. and Emma Hale were married here on 18 January 1827 (see Joseph Smith—History 1:57).

  2. Colesville. One of the first branches of the Church was organized at the Joseph Knight Sr. home, in Colesville Township, in 1830.

  3. Joseph Smith Jr. Home in Harmony. Most of the translation of the Book of Mormon was completed here. On the banks of the Susquehanna River the priesthood was restored in 1829 (see D&C 13; 128:20; Joseph Smith—History 1:71–72).

  4. Fayette. The Three Witnesses saw the gold plates and the angel Moroni here (see D&C 17). The Book of Mormon translation was completed here in June 1829. The Church was organized here on 6 April 1830 (see D&C 20–21).

  5. Mendon. Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball lived here when they first heard the restored gospel.

  6. Kirtland. Missionaries who had been sent to the Lamanites stopped here in 1830 and baptized Sidney Rigdon and others in the area. Kirtland was the headquarters of the Church from early February 1831 to 12 January 1838. The first temple of this dispensation was built here and was dedicated on 27 March 1836 (see D&C 109).

  7. Erie Canal. The three branches of the Church in New York emigrated via the Erie Canal and Lake Erie to Kirtland, Ohio, in April and May 1831.

  8. Hiram. Joseph and Emma lived here from September 1831 to September 1832. Joseph and Sidney Rigdon worked on the of the Bible. Revelations received here: D&C 1, 65, 67–69, 71, 73–74, 76–81, 99, and 133.

  9. Amherst. Here Joseph Smith was sustained as President of the High Priesthood on 25 January 1832 (see History of the Church, 1:243; see also the heading to D&C 75).

  10. Toronto. Home of John Taylor, who became the third President of the Church, and Mary Fielding, who later married Hyrum Smith.