Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial, South Royalton

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  • September 19, 2017
    For members of the LDS church, this is an important site to honor the birth of the religion's founder, Joseph Smith. But even for those who are not, it's an interesting historical landmark. The small ...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    If you are Mormon or just into history and religion, the Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial is worth a stop. It is a nice scenic setting with a dramatic driveway to the memorial.  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    This was a very peaceful place to meditate about my ancestors who lived here. Not much to see, but as always with LDS Church History sites, it is a peaceful place.  more »
  • June 27, 2017
    Our missionary guide was wonderful. It I so beautiful and peaceful there. I loved the music playing in the trees and the monument is amazing.
  • June 27, 2017
    Quiet spot in rolling green hills of Vermont. Great hiking trails throughout the site. Worth a visit.
  • June 26, 2017
    A wonderful stop. The monument and surroundings are beautiful. There is a free visitor center with tours.
  • October 14, 2016
    Better than I expected. There is also a free tour that gives you the history of the site and Joseph Smith himself. Low key on the cross sell, and interesting. The monument itself is simply an obelisk, but there is a small (free) museum too.
  • December 4, 2015
    Please note the times are weekdays 9:00 to 7:00 from May through October and 9:00 to 5:00 from November through April. On Sundays the visitors' center opens at 1:30. This place is a hidden treasure not to be missed. During the month of December the Visitors' Center is open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. The grounds are beautifully decorated with Christmas lights. There is a nativity scene with live animals. The buildings are festively decorated and cider and cookies are served from 5:00 to 9:00.

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