The legacy of the pioneers is one of “seeking God’s will and following it,” said Sister Sandra Dalton, Illinois Historic Sites leader, during the exodus commemoration to honor when the pioneers began leaving historic Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1846.
Elder Mark A. Bragg, a General Authority Seventy, dedicated a replica “Mormon Workers Cabin” at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park to honor the role of the Mormon Battalion in the 1848 discovery of gold.
“One of the greatest messages of Joseph’s life is his need and his desire to repent and be forgiven,” says Elder Kyle S. McKay, Church historian and recorder and a General Authority Seventy, in the Church News video “Daily Repentance.”
Since the angel Moroni appeared to Joseph Smith 200 years ago and shared about the Book of Mormon, the Restoration of the gospel has been ongoing, historians say in Church News video “Ongoing Restoration.”
On the 200th anniversary of Moroni’s appearance to Joseph Smith, read what the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and three women leaders have said about the coming forth of the Book of Mormon.