A comprehensive guide to early LDS historical sites

The culmination of more than twenty-five years of research, Deseret Book's travel series, Sacred Places, brings Church history to life for families, students, and scholars—anyone interested in seeing the sites and reliving the events of the Restoration. In helping guide Saints to places made sacred by those who have gone before, the authors gathered the best and most current information available. Packed with dozens of maps and photographs, Sacred Places is the perfect companion for you Church history tour. Don't waste another family vacation doing the same old thing. Sacred Places can help you discover yourself as you explore the riches of our past.

Volume 1: New England and Eastern Canada

The first volume in the series takes you to sites made sacred by the events leading up to and revolving around the Restoration.

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Volume 4: Missouri

The fourth volume in the series takes readers to such locations as Adam-ondi-Ahman, Independence, Far West, and Gallatin.

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Volume 2: New York and Pennsylvania

The second volume of the series takes readers to sites at the heart of the Restoration.

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Volume 5: Iowa and Nebraska

The fifth volume in the series takes readers to sites at the heart of Church History and the trek west.

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Volume 3: Ohio and Illinois

This volume takes readers to sites in and around Kirtland, Ohio, and to Nauvoo, “The City of Joseph,” on the banks of the Mississippi River.

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Volume 6: Wyoming and Utah

The sixth volume in the series takes readers to sites at the heart of Church History and the trek west.

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LaMar C. Berrett

General Editor

LaMar C. Berrett was a professor emeritus of Church history and doctrine at BYU, and served as Chairman of the Department of Church History and Doctrine for nine years. The author of Discovering the World of the Bible, he has conducted many tours to the Holy Land and Church history sites. researched and mapped the Mormon trail, documenting the history of the restored LDS church from the eastern seaboard to the great Salt Lake Valley. He was honored by the Oregon California Trails and America's History Trails Associations for discovery and preservation of the trails.

Other Contributers

A. Gary Anderson

Donald Q. Cannon

Larry E. Dahl

William G. Hartley

Max H. Parkin

Keith W. Perkins

Larry C. Porter

The Sacred Places series is available for purchase in hard copy or e-book form from Deseret Book. Click each of the volumes below to purchase.

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