190 years ago today - May 3, 1834

More than 100 men gather in Kirtland to form an organization known as "Zion's Camp." They confirm Joseph Smith as "President of the Church of Christ" and identify the organization as the "church of Latter Day Saints" in a conference of elders.

[Mark Lyman Staker, Hearken, O Ye People: The Historical Setting of Joseph Smith's Ohio Revelations: A Selective Chronology of Significant Events in Ohio's LDS History]

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