Recent Articles by Kenneth Mays
Published: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 4:55 pm MDT
The two-story extant store of Windsor and Sylvia Lyon also served as their place of residence. With its assortment of goods that could have been sold in the 1840s, this facility serves as a walk back in time fo...
Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 4:18 pm MDT
The Kirtland Temple is a structure of great historical significance to those interested in Latter-day Saint history. Owned and maintained by Community of Christ, it is a must see when visiting the Kirtland, Ohi...
Published: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 3:00 pm MDT
The restored village and new visitors center at Kirtland, Ohio, is a site for all who have interest in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 3:00 pm MDT
Another popular stop for families in Nauvoo, Illinois, is the Webb Blacksmith Shop, where skilled missionaries show visitors various aspects of life for a wainwright.
Published: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 3:00 pm MDT
A fun and novel way for visitors to gain an overview of what to see and do while visiting Nauvoo, Illinois, is to take a wagon ride.
Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:00 pm MDT
President Wilford Woodruff experienced health problems near the end of his life. He passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 1898, in the Isaac Trumbo home in San Francisco, California.
Published: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 3:00 pm MDT
Former members of the Mormon Battalion heading to Utah blazed some 170 miles of new trail through the Sierra-Nevada Mountains. It became a popular route for thousands of others headed in the opposite direction ...
Published: Monday, May 9, 2016 4:47 pm MDT
As former members of the Mormon Battalion cut a road through the Sierra Nevada, they discovered the bodies of three of their scouts who had been brutally murdered.
Published: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 7:06 pm MDT
The Land and Records Office allows one to find out “who lived where” in Nauvoo, Illinois, during the early to mid-1840s.
Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 3:00 pm MDT
A little river served an important role for the Saints settling temporarily near Council Bluffs, Iowa, prior to their crossing the Missouri River to Winter Quarters, Nebraska.