CHURCH HISTORY MAPS
Kirtland, Ohio, 1830-38
1. Newel K. Whitney Home Joseph and Emma lived here for several weeks after they first moved to Kirtland in 1831.
2. Isaac Morley Farm Joseph and Emma Smith lived here from March until September 1831. The first high priests were ordained here. Joseph worked on the Joseph Smith Translation (JST).
3. Newel K. Whitney Store The First Presidency of the Church was given the keys of the kingdom here. The School of the Prophets first met here. The JST was in the process of completion here in 1833. Joseph and Emma lived here from 1832 to 1833. Joseph received many revelations here.
4. John Johnson Inn Joseph Smith Sr. was called as the first Patriarch to the Church here in 1833. The inn contained the first printing office in Kirtland. The Evening and the Morning Star was printed here following the destruction of the printing press in Jackson County, Missouri. The Twelve Apostles left from here on 4 May 1835 for their first missions.
5. Joseph Smith Jr. Home Joseph and Emma lived here from 1834 to 1837. Translation of the book of Abraham was started.
6. Printing Office The Lectures on Faith were delivered in this building. The Twelve Apostles and the First Quorum of the Seventy were called and ordained here. The Doctrine and Covenants (1st edition), the Book of Mormon (2nd edition), The Evening and the Morning Star, Latter Day Saints’ Messenger and Advocate, and the first issues of Elders’ Journal were printed here.
7. Kirtland Temple
This temple was the first in this dispensation. Jesus Christ appeared and accepted the temple. Moses, Elias, and Elijah appeared and restored certain priesthood keys (see D&C 110
). The School of the Prophets also met here. Revelations received here: D&C 109
Kirtland (unspecified locations)
On 17 August 1835 the Doctrine and Covenants was adopted as scripture (see HC 2:243-51). Revelations received in Kirtland include D&C 41
, and 137
. Section 104
designates certain properties to be given as stewardships to Church members participating in the united order.