Main articles: History of Nauvoo, Illinois and Nauvoo Historic District The area of Nauvoo was first called Quashquema, named in honor of the Native American chief who headed a Sauk and Fox settlement numbering nearly 500 lodges. By 1827, white settlers had built cabins in the area.
The area of Nauvoo was first called Quashquema, named in...
Nauvoo is at 40°33′N 91°22′W / 40.550°N 91.367°W /...
As of the census of 2010, 1,149 people, 494 households, and...
The Nauvoo Illinois Temple is the 113th dedicated temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It is the third such temple that has been built in Illinois (the original Nauvoo Temple and Chicago Illinois Temple being the others).
- 54,000 sq ft (5,000 m²)
- 3.3 acres (1.3 hectares)
- 162 ft (49 m)
- June 27, 2002 by, Gordon B. Hinckley
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Nauvoo is a city in Illinois in the United States. It was settled by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. A temple was built at Nauvoo by Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith was killed there. The original temple was burnt, but a new one was built in 2002.
Main article: University of Nauvoo After the Mormons had been expelled from Missouri, they crossed into Illinois and settled in Nauvoo in 1839. They were granted a city charter from the Illinois state legislature in December 1840, which included authorization to found a university.
The Nauvoo House in Nauvoo, Illinois, is a boarding house that Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, began constructing in the 1840s. The boarding house was never completed, but the structure was later converted into a residential home and renamed the Riverside Mansion.
The Latter Day Saints made preparations to build a temple soon after establishing their headquarters at Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1839.On April 6, 1841, the temple's cornerstone was laid under the direction of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement and Sidney Rigdon gave the principal oration.
Nauvoo foi uma cidade fundada pelos santos dos últimos dias em 1839, no estado de Illinois (EUA). Por causa das perseguições no estado de Missouri, os santos mudaram-se a 320 quilômetros na direção nordeste, do outro lado do Rio Mississipi, já no estado de Illinois, onde encontraram condições mais favoráveis.