Recent Articles by Kenneth Mays
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.
Published: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
Still standing in old Nauvoo is the home once occupied by Samuel and Ruth Williams, located on the west side of Partridge Street between Kimball and Munson streets in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Published: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
One of the most soul-stirring sites in old Nauvoo, Illinois, is Parley Street as it runs west from Granger Street to the bank of the Mississippi River.
Published: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 4:00 pm MDT
Brigham Young and the Camp of Israel passed through Davis County, Iowa, near the present town of Drakesville, Iowa, on March 20, 1846.
Published: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 1:23 pm MDT
William Pitt’s Nauvoo Brass Band performed at the county courthouse in Keosauqua, Iowa, several times in March 1846.
Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:01 pm MDT
One of the educational and family friendly places to visit at historic Nauvoo, Illinois, is the Family Living Center.
Published: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
Asael Smith was the father of Joseph Smith Sr. He was taught the gospel by Joseph Sr. and grandson Don Carlos Smith.
Published: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
The Mormon Battalion passed by the natural landmark known as Picacho Peak on their way to the Pacific Ocean. They camped there on Dec. 17, 1846.
Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
The Cultural Hall in Nauvoo, Illinois, had more than 20 other different uses, including entertainment, church meetings, business, dances and funerals.