Recent Articles by Kenneth Mays
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:00 am MDT
During the summer of 1834, Zion's Camp reached the Illinois River in western Illinois. Because the river was too deep to walk through, the members of the camp ferried across in boats, which took several days.
Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 12:00 am MDT
Following the death of the Prophet Joseph Smith, William Clayton served in a similar capacity of clerk to President Brigham Young during the exodus to the West. Clayton's wife, Diantha Farr Clayton, had stayed ...
Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 12:00 am MDT
Penwortham is a town south of the city of Preston in the county of Lancashire, England. It is separated from Preston by the River Ribble. As a place of settlement, it dates back to prehistoric times.
Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:00 am MDT
The 1834 expedition known as Zion's Camp arrived at the banks of Fishing River near the border of Ray and Clay counties in Missouri around June 19. They camped between the Little Fishing and Big Fishing rivers ...
Published: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 12:00 am MDT
The 124th section of the Doctrine and Covenants mandates the construction of the Nauvoo House. It was to be a place of residence and of rest for weary travelers. As a boarding house, it was never completed.
Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:00 am MDT
After passing through the Oklahoma panhandle, the Mormon Battalion entered what is now the state of New Mexico.
Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am MDT
In the October 2004 general conference, President James E
Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:00 am MDT
These views show the towering monument marking the grave of Alexander Doniphan, a true friend to Joseph Smith and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Published: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 12:00 am MDT
Although he was not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Alexander Doniphan will ever be known as one of the great heroes found in the history of the church. His kindness and fairness to...
Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:00 am MDT
In a January 1841 revelation to the Prophet Joseph Smith, there is a divine mandate to build a boarding house to be "a delightful habitation for man, and a resting-place for the weary traveler" (See Doctrine an...