History Revisited

Missionaries pull handcarts in Nebraska parade in 175th anniversary year of trek west Florence Days Parade celebrates the community of Florence, which was built on the site of Winter Quarters, Nebraska, where the pioneers settled as they headed west from Nauvoo, Illinois, and where the Mormon Trail Center is.
Video: Joseph Smith family’s foundation in Topsfield, Massachusetts Robert Smith — the Prophet Joseph Smith’s third great-grandfather — settled on a farm in Topsfield, Massachusetts, after emigrating from England. A monument was built to honor these forefathers.
Born out of compassion and love, Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City turns 100 years old "We believe we have a sacred responsibility to care for children," said Primary General President Camille N. Johnson on the 100th birthday of Primary Children's Hospital.
Episode 80: ‘Saints, Vol. 3’ editors detail documenting a history that highlights globalization of the Church and overcoming trials This week's podcast features "Saints, Vol. 3" editors Jed Woodworth and Scott Hales who share how they found the stories of members, how the Church changed in from 1893-1955, and how it's relevant today.
Meet 7 of the inspiring women in ‘Saints, Vol. 3’ The experiences of these seven women who are in "Saints, Vol. 3” happen around the world — in Japan, Germany, South Africa, England, France, California and Utah.
The 1950 U.S. census will be released on April 1. What to do now to prepare to help create the digital index After the 1950 census is released, Ancestry will use handwriting technology to scan the pages. Indexing the census will be done through FamilySearch's Get Involved app.
‘Everyone belongs and we are all different’: Relief Society celebrates 180th anniversary of women ministering, serving While many things have changed since the Relief Society was organized 180 years ago in 1842, the group's purposes of relieving suffering and saving souls has not.
Elder Gong shares how religious liberty is seen in the Church’s doctrine, history and global experience, during 2022 Church History Symposium "Latter-day Saint commitment to religious liberty is rooted in our core religious doctrine," Elder Gong said at the 2022 Church History Symposium.
Church History Symposium panel: Defending religious liberty as both a Church member and citizen, and in societies around the world People can defend religious liberty as both a Church member and citizen, and in their own societies around the world, panelists discussed during the Church History Symposium.
Religious liberty — historical and global — theme of 2022 Church History Symposium March 10-11 Keynote speakers include Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on March 11 and Sarah Barringer Gordon, University of Pennsylvania professor of constitutional law and history, on March 10.
Church History Biographical Database combines information on missionaries, pioneers in one place, Elder Curtis announces at RootsTech 2022 The combined Church History Biographical Database has information on more than 100,000 pioneers and missionaries from 1830-1940.
After call as Relief Society general president, Eliza R. Snow encourages women to keep covenants, build the kingdom More than 150 of Eliza R. Snow's discourses from September 1880 through 1881, including her ministry to southern Utah and visits from Malad to Gunnison, have recently been published on the Church Historian's Press website.
What do you remember from the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City? See photos and moments from the Church News archives The Tabernacle Choir at the opening ceremonies, President Hinckley lifting the torch, and other memories from when the 2002 Winter Olympics were in Salt Lake City.
Episode 69: Elder Christofferson and President and Sister Top emphasize drawing courage from history to face modern challenges In this week's Church News podcast, Elder Christofferson and President and Sister Top teach how to face modern challenges by understanding the history of the Mormon Battalion.
Hundreds commemorate pioneers leaving Nauvoo as they retrace steps to frozen Mississippi River Like it was in Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1846, the Mississippi River was frozen during the exodus commemoration on Saturday as missionaries and members retraced the early Saints' steps down Parley Street.