Carthage Jail

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The window in the Carthage Jail where the Prophet Joseph Smith was shot from outside and from within.

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To seal the testimony of this book and the Book of Mormon, we announce the martyrdom of Joseph Smith the Prophet, and Hyrum Smith the Patriarch. They were shot in Carthage jail, on the 27th of June, 1844...

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To seal the testimony of this book and the Book of Mormon, we announce the martyrdom of Joseph Smith the Prophet, and Hyrum Smith the Patriarch. They were shot in Carthage jail, on the 27th of June, 1844...

Carthage Jail...Where Joseph Smith, who translated the book of Mormon and restored the Church of Jesus Christ was martyred by mobs for his beliefs...

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Monument at Carthage Jail

Monument at Carthage Jail, Carthage, Illinois

Carthage Jail, located in Carthage, Illinois, was the location of the death of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum by a mob of approximately 150 men. Friends John Taylor and Willard Richards were also members of the incarcerated party, but were not killed. The group had reported to Carthage, the county seat, to face charges brought against Joseph. On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the upper room of the prison and killed Joseph and Hyrum. John…