Liberty Jail, Clay County, Missouri
Even though some of the grandchildren had started to leave, B.J., Jenn and family stayed a few days longer allowing for some fun activities with just their family.
We live a stone’s throw from major L.D.S. church history sights in Missouri…
One we visited with B.J., Jenn and family was Liberty Jail, Clay County, Missouri where Joseph Smith was imprisoned the winter of 1838-39… (for more history)
Pictures from Liberty Jail
Picture of Original Extermination Order of the Mormons by Governor Lilburn W. Boggs 1838
It would take until the bicentennial of our country 1776 for Governor Kit Bond to rescind this extermination order!
And in 1998 Governor Mel Carnahan issued a commendation of the Mormons…