Recent Articles by Kenneth Mays
Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:01 pm MST
One example of Brigham Young's carpentry skills is seen in what was once the William H. Seward home in Auburn, New York.
Published: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 3:04 pm MST
On Dec. 11, 1846, the Mormon Battalion had its only major “battle” when a number of wild bulls charged and a dusty, chaotic melee ensued.
Published: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 3:00 pm MST
This commemorative, traditional-looking well was constructed on property once owned by a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints named King Follett.
Published: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 3:01 pm MST
Carthage Jail will ever be known as the site where the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were killed by a mob during the afternoon of June 27, 1844.
Published: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 3:01 pm MST
A convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Leman Copley owned over 700 acres of land that was then in Thompson. These images show land that Copley owned, including the cemetery where he and h...
Published: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 4:39 pm MST
Maps portraying the route of the Mormon Battalion show that, for a time, the battalion likely blazed its way heading west in what is now present-day Sonora, Mexico.
Published: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 3:02 pm MST
The Mormon Pioneer Cemetery is located at the intersection of Thornton and Crispin streets in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri. In 1911, Junius F. Wells facilitated the placement of the Monument to the Three Witn...
Published: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:01 pm MST
Multiple extant structures in Nauvoo, Illinois, served as both a family home and a place of business. One of those is the home and tin shop of Sylvester and Charity Stoddard.
Published: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 3:01 pm MST
Of all the siblings of LDS Church founder Joseph Smith, only one, Katherine Smith Salisbury, lived to the 20th century. Katherine passed away in Webster, formerly Ramus, Illinois, in 1900. She is buried in the ...
Published: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:55 pm MST
The history of the region that contains the village of Colwall in the U.K. dates back to the Romans but also appears in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when the gospel first went ...