Mormon Monument and Priesthood Restoration Site
27832 Rte. 171, between Oakland and Hallstead,
This Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints site includes a visitors center and meetinghouse, reconstructed homes of Joseph Smith and Isaac Hale, historic woods where John the Baptist restored the priesthood, baptismal site at the Susquehanna River, a trail system, and new sanctuary.
The Priesthood Restoration Site, located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, welcomes visitors year-round. Joseph and Emma Smith lived in this area from 1827 to 1830. Events associated with the translation of the Book of Mormon, the restoration of the priesthood, and many of the early revelations received by Joseph Smith took place here.
Guided tours of reconstructed homes, landscape features, and interactive exhibits invite visitors to contemplate the significance of the things that happened here. Plan to spend from 1½ to 3 hours visiting this site. Admission is free. Tours of the historic homes end at dusk.