Deseret News

Church News Viewpoint: A choral tradition

In the spring of 1831, the Latter-day Saints had been commanded by revelation to leave their homes in New York and remove to the Kirtland, Ohio, area. Some, including the Prophet Joseph Smith, had gone on ahead. It fell to his mother, Lucy Mack Smith, to lead a company of 80 Church members from the Waterloo Branch down the Erie Canal by flatboat. Read More