Orson Hyde

Picturing history: Penwortham, Lancashire

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... Read more »

May 1, 2013


Picturing history: Alston, United Kingdom

Isaac Russell was born at Windy Haugh, near Alston, England, on April 13, 1807. When he was 10, Isaac and his family moved to Canada, settling near Toronto. Russell... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2013


Picturing history: Barnoldswick, Lancashire

In early 1838, as their missions to Great Britain drew to a close, Elders Heber C. Kimball and Orson Hyde resolved to organize and strengthen the branches of the... Read more »

April 4, 2012


Picturing history: Mormon Battalion, Fort Leavenworth

One member of the Mormon Battalion died on the second day of the journey. The battalion reached Fort Leavenworth, Kan., on Aug. 1, 1846. Some had malaria-like symptoms... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2012


First LDS stake in Russia organized

MOSCOW — The LDS Church's first stake in Russia — its second in the former Soviet Union — was created Sunday. Read more »

June 6, 2011


Bloggers trumpet bond between Mormons and Jews

David Ben-Gurion, Israels first prime minister, once had a conversation with future LDS President Ezra Taft Benson. There are no people in the world who understand... Read more »

Feb. 28, 2011

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