Today in Mormon History - Aug 03

Joseph Smith, Sidney Rigdon, Hyrum Smith, and Oliver Cowdery arrived at Salem, MA. They were later joined there by Brigham Young and Lyman E. Johnson. (1)
-- 175 years ago today - early Aug 1836

At St. Charles, Idaho, George Q. Cannon reports "having seen the bear Lake Monster or something of that kind this evening while strolling along the lake." (2)
-- 130 years ago today - Aug 3, 1881

Joseph Smith dedicates a temple site at Independence, Jackson Co., Missouri. (3)
-- 180 years ago today - Aug 3, 1831

1 - Broadhurst, Dale R., Mormon Chronology,
2 - On This Day in Mormon History,
3 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 7: Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47,

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