Pres. Hinckley: typical busy visit

President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated two more historic sites in the area of the beginning of the Restoration. During the evening of March 26, he dedicated the restored E.B. Grandin Building in Palmyra, and the next morning, on March 27, he dedicated the recently constructed replica of the log home where Joseph Smith lived as a boy.

During the trip, President Hinckley also met with missionaries from the New York Rochester Mission on March 27 and held a news conference for local media before flying back to Salt Lake City that afternoon.Accompanying President Hinckley were his wife, Marjorie, and Elder Marlin K. Jensen of the Seventy and North America Northeast Area president, and his wife, Kathleen.

In one of his addresses during the trip, President Hinckley said, "Palmyra is precious to me. I think I've been here perhaps 15 or 20 times, maybe, through the years. It always does something to me. This is an area which, for Latter-day Saints throughout the world, has a very special significance and will always have. It will never be any different except it will grow as the Church grows."

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