Recent Articles by Kenneth Mays
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 ...
Published: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 6:15 pm MDT
Sidney Rigdon joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by baptism in November 1830. He was serving as a Campbellite minister in Mentor, Ohio, at the time.
Published: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
The Black River was used to float white pines harvested in Clark County, Wisconsin, downriver to sawmills for lumber to be used in building Nauvoo, Illinois.
Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 5:54 pm MDT
Mormon loggers were the first white settlers to establish Neillsville, Wisconsin.
Published: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
Frederick G. Williams died in 1842 and was buried in a site that is now Madison Park in Quincy, Illinois. The headstone seen here is situated in the Woodland Cemetery in Quincy to honor his memory.
Published: Monday, June 22, 2015 5:44 pm MDT
In late December 1846, the Mormon Battalion continued westward in southern Arizona to an ancient archaeological site now known as Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, with hundreds of petroglyphs.