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See photos of the British Pageant in historic Nauvoo that shares the stories of Church members from the British Isles.

A combination of actors and family cast members perform in the Nauvoo Pageant in historic Nauvoo, Illinois. The pageant is Thursday, Thursdays and Saturdays until Aug. 5.

“Our task today is to ... be mindful of all that they have done to prepare the way,” said Elder James W. McConkie III.

Individuals and families braved the heat to attend A Pioneer Fair outside the Church History Museum where they participated in various activities and gained appreciation for the skills, ingenuity and industry of the early pioneers of Utah.

As Pioneer Day in Utah approaches, Ellis Ivory joins the Church News podcast to talk about This Is the Place Heritage Park and the Church’s pioneer legacy.

Then Elder Spencer W. Kimball organized the first stake in Seoul South Korea in 1973. Now, 50 years later, Latter-day Saints remember the country’s pioneers and look to the future.

Church historic sites in Nauvoo resumed normal operations directly after wind speeds reached upwards of 100 miles per hour.

Church leaders, historians and guests celebrated the final volume of the Joseph Smith Papers, published June 27. Here’s what happened.

The last of 27 volumes in the Joseph Smith Papers series, “Documents, Vol. 15, 16 May-28 June 1844,” was released on the 179th anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith.

Latter-day Saints “stand with reverence at their courageous faith and are inspired by the testimony of truth they sealed with their precious blood,” President Ballard said of the Prophet and his brother.

The International African American Museum in South Carolina includes a Center for Family History, which is supported by FamilySearch International. The center was built with a $2 million from the Church.

Lithuanian Saints celebrate the 30th birthday of the Baltic Mission by sounding the invitation to “come and see.”

The eight-episode series, “Road to Carthage,” explains the history of the murders of Joseph and Hyrum Smith by a mob on June 27, 1844, including the events leading to the attack and its aftermath.

Historians Matthew Godfrey and Ryan Saltzgiver both spoke at a Latter-day Saint devotional in Palmyra, New York; Godfrey about Joseph Smith, and Saltzgiver, the Hill Cumorah reforestation project.

Writer-historians and co-authors Richard E. Turley Jr. and Barbara Jones Brown tell the story of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, offering key points and lessons from the darkest episode in Latter-day Saint history.

Historians Richard E. Turley Jr. and Barbara Jones Brown join the Church News podcast to provide context and understanding to one of the grimmest episodes in Church history.

Sister Delia Rochon visited her home country to learn what became of the nine Primary children and six converts she knew in the 1960s.

FamilySearch is celebrating Juneteenth by providing six free online RootsTech classes taught by experts and genealogists on various essential topics of African American genealogy.

Guest speaker Keith Erekson will discuss his book, “Real vs. Rumor: How to Dispel Latter-day Myths,” at the Church History Museum.

As the Church prepares to publish the final volume of the Joseph Smith Papers series in June, historians, scholars, editors and archivists reflect on their years of work and experience on the project.

For more than 25 years, Robert Parrott worked to preserve and maintain the Church’s Sacred Grove in Palmyra, New York, before recently dying of cancer.

Their efforts over the last two years will come to fruition this August, when the pageant runs in England

An earthquake, cement factory and portable baptismal font are all part of the story of the Church in Armenia.

The Joseph Smith Papers has released “Documents, Vol. 14,” the 26th of 27 volumes in the series.

Easter quotes about the Savior from the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Stories from the last six months of the Prophet of the Restoration.

The event Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. and will discuss the last six months of Joseph Smith’s life.

As the Joseph Smith Papers nears completion, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ and historians talk about the purpose of the project and why it matters.

Individuals and families traveling to Nauvoo, Illinois, this summer are encouraged to see the Nauvoo and British pageants this summer.

At the John Benbow farm in England with President Ballard and Elder Cook, Elder Holland points out how the early Apostles’ missions helped the Church.