The site where Mormon leader, Joseph Smith Jr. and his brother, Hyrum, were killed by an angry mob on June 27, 1844, resulting in the Mormons' famous trek west that led to the state of Utah. You can also tour the visitors’ center and walk through the beautiful gardens, where a life-size statue pays tribute to Joseph and Hyrum.
Latitude: 40.551861 Longitude: -91.370923 Elevation: 664 ft
Hours Open9 AM to 7 PM
Time Period Represented1840's
Seasons OpenYear Round