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“Places to Know,” Doctrine and Covenants Stories (2002), 243–44

“Places to Know,” Doctrine and Covenants Stories, 243–44

Places to Know

Adam-ondi-Ahman

Adam-ondi-Ahman is a place in the state of Missouri. Jesus visited Adam there long ago.

America

America is the land where the Book of Mormon people lived long ago.

Arizona

Arizona is a state in the western United States. Brigham Young sent Saints to build towns in Arizona.

California

California is a state in the western United States. Brigham Young sent Saints to build towns in California.

Carthage

Carthage is a town in Illinois. Joseph and Hyrum Smith were killed in the Carthage Jail.

celestial kingdom of heaven

The celestial kingdom of heaven is where Heavenly Father and Jesus live. Righteous Saints will live there after they are resurrected.

Colorado

Colorado is a state in the western United States.

Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs is a town on the plains of the United States. It is located in Iowa.

Egypt

Egypt is a land where Abraham and Moses lived long ago.

Far West

Far West was a town in the state of Missouri. The Saints lived in Far West for a while.

Fayette

Fayette is a town in the state of New York. Joseph Smith organized the Church in Fayette.

Garden of Gethsemane

The Garden of Gethsemane is near Jerusalem. Jesus suffered and bled for us in the Garden of Gethsemane.

Great Salt Lake Valley

The Great Salt Lake Valley is in the western United States.

Harmony

Harmony is a town in Pennsylvania where Joseph Smith lived.

Haun’s Mill

Haun’s Mill was a town in Missouri. A mob killed many Saints in Haun’s Mill.

heaven

Heaven is the place where Heavenly Father and Jesus live. We lived in heaven before we came to earth.

Hill Cumorah

The Hill Cumorah was near Joseph Smith’s home in New York. The gold plates were buried in the Hill Cumorah.

Idaho

Idaho is a state in the western United States. Brigham Young sent Saints to build towns in Idaho.

Illinois

Illinois is a state in the midwestern United States. Nauvoo and Carthage are towns in Illinois.

Independence

Independence is a city in Jackson County, Missouri. Jesus said the city of Zion would be built near Independence.

Jackson County

Jackson County is in Missouri. The mobs made the Saints leave Jackson County.

Jerusalem

Jerusalem is a city in Israel. Jesus will go to Jerusalem when he comes back to the earth.

Kirtland

Kirtland is a town in Ohio. The early Saints lived in Kirtland for several years and built a temple there.

Liberty

Liberty is a town in Missouri. Joseph Smith was in the Liberty Jail for several months.

Mississippi River

Part of the Mississippi River is near the city of Nauvoo. The Saints crossed the Mississippi River when they left Nauvoo.

Missouri

Missouri is a state in the midwestern United States. Independence is a city in Missouri.

Nauvoo

Nauvoo is a city in Illinois. The Saints lived in Nauvoo and built a temple there.

New York

New York is a state in the eastern United States. The Hill Cumorah is in New York. Palmyra and Fayette are towns in New York.

Ohio

Ohio is a state in the midwestern United States. Kirtland is a town in Ohio.

Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is on the western side of the United States. The Mormon Battalion marched to the Pacific Ocean.

Palmyra

Palmyra is the town in New York where Joseph Smith’s family lived for many years.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a state in the eastern United States. Emma Smith’s family lived in Pennsylvania.

Pueblo

Pueblo is a city in Colorado. The men in the Mormon Battalion left their families in Pueblo.

Quincy

Quincy is a town in Illinois.

Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains are in the western part of the United States. The pioneers crossed the Rocky Mountains and went into the Great Salt Lake Valley.

Salt Lake City

The pioneers built Salt Lake City. It is in the Great Salt Lake Valley.

telestial kingdom of heaven

People who are not good on earth will live in the telestial kingdom of heaven after they are resurrected.

terrestrial kingdom of heaven

People who are good but do not obey all God’s commandments on earth will live in the terrestrial kingdom of heaven after they are resurrected.

United States

The United States is a land in North America. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was restored in the United States.

Utah

Utah is a state in the western United States. Salt Lake City is in Utah.

Vermont

Vermont is a state in the eastern United States. Joseph Smith was born in Vermont.

Winter Quarters

Winter Quarters was a town on the plains of the United States.

Wyoming

Wyoming is a state in the western United States. Brigham Young sent Saints to build towns in Wyoming.

Zion

Zion was a city that Enoch built. Someday there will be another city named Zion. It will be in Jackson County, Missouri.