Selected Teachings on Church History
Kirtland & Hiram Ohio


Kirtland, Ohio

"We may yet discover that Kirtland is our most significant Church history site."
~Elder M. Russell Ballard (
BYU, 6 Nov. 1994)

Key Historical Events in Kirtland
  • D&C Sections Received Here: 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 63, 64, 72, 78, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 134, 137
  • The Kirtland Temple
  • The School of the Prophets
  • The Organization of the Quorums of the 1st Presidency, the Twelve, & the Seventy
  • Zion's Camp
  • The Kirtland Apostasy

Map & History by Locations


Hiram, Ohio

Key Location

Key Events in Hiram

  • Receipt of D&C sections 1, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 99, 133
  • Four Special Conferences Held Here from 1-12 November 1831.
  • The Tarring and Feathering of Joseph Smith (see Account)

General Historical Resources