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Great Bend in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Joseph Smith

 
 
Joseph Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Joseph Smith Marker
Inscription. Founder of Mormonism, once lived a few miles east of here prior to 1830. Much of the translation of the "Golden Plates" for the Book of Mormon is said to have been done there. Site now owned by the Church of Latter Day Saints.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 57.953′ N, 75° 44.439′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County. Marker is on Lackawanna Trail (US 11). Click for map. The marker is near I-81, Exit 230. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend PA 18821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Lokies" boost coal production ... (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 2 miles away); Binghamton and Upper Susquehanna (approx. 4.3 miles away in New York); a different marker also named Joseph Smith (approx. 5.3 miles away); “Go, and Be Baptized” (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Susquehanna River (approx. 5.4 miles away); Mother Theresa Maxis Duchemin (approx. 7.7 miles away); Starrucca Viaduct (approx. 8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Also see . . .  Joseph Smith Prophet of God. (Submitted on October 7, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Joseph Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Joseph Smith Marker

 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Aaronic Priesthood Restoration Site located on PA 171, Oakland PA GPS Coordinates N41.9516 W75.6371
Priesthood Restoration Site-Church Building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
4. Priesthood Restoration Site-Church Building
Statues located on the Priesthood Restoration Site image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
5. Statues located on the Priesthood Restoration Site
Close up of the statue on the left image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
6. Close up of the statue on the left
Close up of the statue on the right image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
7. Close up of the statue on the right
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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