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Smiths return to Nauvoo

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Descendents of Joseph Smith Sr. will participate in the 17th biennial reunion this August, celebrating their heritage in Nauvoo, Ill. Participants will view The City of Joseph pageant, attend a family banquet and participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at nearby Carthage Jail where the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were martyred.

Some family members will join a bus tour Aug. 3-Aug. 13, viewing Church historic sites in Liberty, Independence, Richmond, Far West, Adam-ondi-Ahman and Hannibal, Mo., in addition to Nauvoo and Carthage, Ill. The public is invited to participate in the family reunion and tour. For more information, contact Buddy Youngreen, president, Joseph Smith Sr. Family Organization, 703 N. 945 West, Orem, Utah, 84057, or fax, 801-226-6561.