Carthage Jail & Visitor's Center

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.

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Latitude: 40.551861 Longitude: -91.370923 Elevation: 664 ft
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Hours Open

9 AM to 7 PM

Time Period Represented

1840's

Seasons Open

Year Round

Visitor Fees

Free

Accessibility Notes

http://www.historicnauvoo.net/disability-access

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