Recent Articles by Kenneth Mays
Published: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 3:30 pm MDT
Of all the campsites utilized by the Mormon pioneers in Iowa, several served as temporary settlements as well. One of those sites was Garden Grove, Decatur County, Iowa.
Published: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 4:00 pm MDT
One of the restored homes and buildings in Nauvoo, Illinois, is one that once belonged to Ellis Mendenhall Sanders.
Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 3:10 pm MDT
In Wayne County, Iowa, SR 2 goes through the town of Corydon, the home of the Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County. It houses more than 90,000 artifacts and exhibits, including one about the LDS hymn "Come, Co...
Published: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 3:01 pm MDT
Beginning just west of what is now El Centro in the state of California, the Mormon Battalion labored through extremely difficult conditions as it continued on this section of its long march.
Published: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 4:00 pm MDT
Shortly after crossing the Colorado River heading west, the Mormon Battalion entered the Anza-Borrego desert under the most trying of circumstances.
Published: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
The home of Chauncy Webb is on Granger Street in Nauvoo, Illinois, just north of Parley Street.
Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:30 pm MDT
Traveling south some 20 miles from Nauvoo, Illinois, one reaches a site on the prairie that was once the thriving community of Green Plains.
Published: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:00 pm MDT
Fifteen miles south of Nauvoo, Illinois, on the same east bank of the Mississippi River, is the little town of Warsaw.
Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 3:00 pm MDT
Brigham Young and those who crossed Iowa with him in 1846 crossed and camped near the Chariton River during the period of March 22-31, 1846.
Published: Monday, August 3, 2015 6:01 pm MDT
It was near Yuma, Arizona, that the Mormon Battalion arrived at and crossed the Colorado River. This monument to the battalion stands where that story unfolded at Yuma in West Wetlands Park on the banks of the ...