History c. 1820-1831, Background, Founding, New York
of THE CHURCH of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints began
in the 1820s with events that occurred primarily in New
New York"The township of Fayette, New York, is located
in Seneca County between Seneca and Cayuga lakes. THE
CHURCH of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints was organized
in the log cabin of Peter Whitmer, Sr., approximately 4.7
miles northwest of the village of Fayette and 3 miles
southwest of modern Waterloo, New York."
Colesville, New York"Colesville, New York, is a township located in
Broome County, in the south central part of the state,
where one of the earliest branches of the Church was
organized in 1830."
Pennsylvania"Harmony, Pennsylvania, is an important
historical site of THE CHURCH of JESUS CHRIST of
Latter-day Saints on the Susquehanna River in
northeastern Pennsylvania. Significant events occurred
there during the periodic residence of the Prophet
Joseph Smith from 1825 to 1830."
Transcript"The Anthon Transcript was a sheet of paper,
thought to be lost, upon which Joseph Smith copied sample "reformed
Egyptian" characters from the plates of the Book
The Desires of my Heart by Walter Rane