Kenneth Mays
Kenny Mays is a teacher at the Salt Lake University Institute adjacent to the University of Utah and a board member of the Mormon Historic Sites Foundation. For decades he has been studying and photographing LDS Church historical sites to assist in the preservation of Latter-day Saint history and where it unfolded. Kenny's images and articles have been published in numerous sources and symposia including the Deseret News' Mormon Times (weekly), the Ensign, LDS Church News, Mormon Historical Studies, Pioneer Magazine, LDS mission site guides, a number of DVDs, the BYU Religious Education Image Archives and elsewhere. He has five children and 12 grandchildren.

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In section 124 of the Doctrine and Covenants, the Lord commanded the Prophet Joseph Smith to build a “boarding house,” which was to be built unto the Lord's name and for the boarding of strangers.
From late October to mid-November 1846, the Mormon Battalion marched south following the Rio Grande. On Nov. 13, its members said goodbye to the river. The approximate site of where they separated from the rive...
When President Gordon B. Hinckley announced in 1999 that the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was to be rebuilt, he explained "the new building will stand as a memorial to those who built the first such structure there o...
The first two missions of some of the apostles to Great Britain had an enormous impact on Latter-day Saint history. The sites where the remarkable events of those Mormon missions unfolded are beautiful and rife...
As the members of Zion's Camp continued west following their camp on the prairie near Norborne, Mo., they approached Richmond, Ray County, Mo.
Shortly after leaving Santa Fe, N.M., the Mormon Battalion picked up the Rio Grande and followed it south. After following the river for several weeks, the battalion passed a geological feature in Sierra County...
David Whitmer's name will forever be associated with the Book of Mormon as he was one of the Three Witnesses to the truthfulness of that volume.
During the Nauvoo, Ill., period of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' history, a number of nearby settlements were established in a manner analogous to the spokes of a wheel with Nauvoo as the hub...
In the summer of 1837, Elders Heber C. Kimball and Orson Hyde of the Quorum of the Twelve, with five other Mormon missionaries, arrived in Liverpool, England, to begin their historic mission to Great Britain.
As the group known as Zions Camp worked its way through the heat and humidity of Carroll County, Mo., in 1834, its members experienced some dissent amongst themselves as they planned to set up camp on the ni...