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Apr 14, 2013 - Nauvoo, Illinois with Dan & Linda

We all decided to do a road trip today and took off for Nauvoo, Illinois and specifically the Hotel Nauvoo for their brunch. Needless to say, there was tons of food and it was all good. After lunch we took a short hike around town. We were here several years ago before the new Mormon Temple opened and we were able to get a tour through the whole place. Today, we just walked around town and down by the temple and took a few pictures. Then we headed for Bentonsport, Iowa to look around a little. On the way back we checked out the Spring Lake...

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Jun 10, 2011 - Historic Nauvoo, Illinois

We left Hannibal, Missouri for a short drive to visit the National Historic District of Nauvoo, Illinois. In the late 1800s, the Mormons established a community along the Mississippi River and called it Nauvoo which is Hebrew for beautiful. We are not Mormons, so, you might ask, why would we want to make a visit to Nauvoo? Well, the Mormons were an integral part of the western migration in the mid 1800’s. The Mormons were forced out of Nauvoo and eventually migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah. Nauvoo is intertwined with the expansion of the...

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