Recent Articles by Kenneth Mays
Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:30 pm MDT
During the time that Lilburn W. Boggs served as governor of the state of Missouri (1837-1841), he was required to live at Jefferson City, the capitol of the state. He then returned to live in Independence at a ...
Published: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 3:31 pm MDT
The images seen here identify the original foundation of a small LDS meetinghouse constructed in 1840 in Ramus, Illinois, which is now known as Webster.
Published: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:32 pm MDT
During the end of 1838, Joseph Smith and some 50 others were arrested and eventually brought to Richmond, Ray County, Missouri. The prisoners were held at three different locations in Richmond, including the Ra...
Published: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:02 pm MDT
This Nauvoo, Illinois, dwelling was built as a duplex shared by Erastus Snow and Nathaniel Ashby and their families.
Published: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:34 pm MDT
A good number of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints settled in Montrose on the Iowa side of the river as Nauvoo was being established on the Illinois side.
Published: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:01 pm MDT
In an expanse of desert about 15 miles east of what is now Douglas, Arizona, the Mormon Battalion set up a rest camp near the San Bernardino Ranch in early December 1846.
Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:46 pm MDT
Located on River Road in Independence, Missouri, the Mound Grove Cemetery is home to several sites of interest to students of the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Published: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 4:58 pm MDT
The original Seventies Hall was constructed as a place where members of the Seventy could assemble to conduct quorum business.
Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:37 am MDT
Seen here is the Mormon Handcart Historic Site where the handcart pioneers, along with several companies of wagons, camped under extreme conditions.
Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:20 pm MDT
Robert Scott Lorimer’s leadership brought about the acquisition of a number of sacred sites associated with the handcart pioneers.