Nauvoo in Hancock County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In 1858 a two-story addition was added to the west side of the house by Joseph Smith III and he lived here with his family until 1866. Joseph III served as justice of the peace during part of that time. While living here he also became president and profit of the Reorganized Church, a position he held from 1860 to 1914.
Erected 2003 by Community of Christ.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mormon Pioneer Trail series list.
Location. 40° 32.425′ N, 91° 23.508′ W. Marker is in Nauvoo, Illinois, in Hancock County. Marker is on South Main Street south of Water Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 935 South Main Street, Nauvoo IL 62354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bidamon Stable (a few steps from this marker); Nauvoo Survey Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Nauvoo House (within shouting distance of this marker); Mansion House (within shouting distance of this marker); Red Brick Store (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nauvoo, Illinois (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Icarian Community in Nauvoo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Exodus to Greatness (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nauvoo.
Also see . . . Joseph Smith Homestead and Mansion House. The Church of Jesus Christ of the latter-Day Saints Historic Sites entry. (Submitted on December 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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