Plano in Kendall County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Plano Stone Church
Joseph Smith III (church president and prophet from 1860-1914) and his family lived in Plano from 1866-1881. The Plano Stone Church served as headquarters for the denomination during that time. Fourteen General Conferences of the church were hosted here. Plano was also home to Herald Publishing House, and numerous church publications were published here, including the Saints' Herald, Joseph Smith's translation of the Bible, the 1874 edition of the Book of Mormon, and the first Zion's Hope.
Erected 2003 by Community of Christ.
Location. 41° 39.601′ N, 88° 32.178′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plano IL 60545, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yorkville Congregational Church (approx. 4.7 miles away).
Categories. • Churches & Religion •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2013. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2013. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.