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Smith Family Farm

843 Stafford Rd, Palmyra, NY 14522-9570
+1 315-597-4383
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Step back in time

I took me entire family there to visit this historic place. As you walk across the threshold of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Benjamin P
Salt Lake City, Utah
via mobile
Great tour

Loved visiting the Smith family farm and sacred grove. The missionaries who give the tour are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cristina N
Provo, Utah
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Tour the Smith Family Farm to learn more about the boyhood of Joseph Smith Jr., the first prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visit the nearby Sacred Grove, where Joseph received a vision of God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. Tours are Free.
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843 Stafford Rd, Palmyra, NY 14522-9570
+1 315-597-4383
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took me entire family there to visit this historic place. As you walk across the threshold of the first cabin, you truly are transported back in time. To see how families lived on the frontier nearly 200 years ago. It took faith, sacrifice and...More

Thank Benjamin P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved visiting the Smith family farm and sacred grove. The missionaries who give the tour are always super knowledgable and friendly.

Thank Cristina N
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I read a lot of historical books and happen to be reading the assassination of Joseph Smith. My husband and I decided to drive over from Buffalo to check it out. Very easy to find off New York State thruway. Having been to salt lake...More

Thank Lmakey
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The walk through the grove makes this stop worthwhile. The staff is not pushy, very friendly and helpful.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The missionaries who toured us here were wonderful. We are not Mormon but wanted to see the sites and learn more about the faith before attending pageant. We had a great time here and were able to ask questions and enjoy the beautiful natural areas....More

Thank GrnMtnGirl79
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A wonderful tour of the home and farm of Joseph Smith and his family. The missionaries are lovely, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the early history of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormonism). The Sacred Grove, is also at this location.

Thank JanDeMartini
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is the site of the Sacred Grove and home of Joseph Smith the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. You will be surprised and how many things you will learn about living in Palmyra in 1820. You will learn...More

Thank Stonecoral
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have been to many religious sites throughout the world and also natural wonders, but this is the most simple and yet divine places I have experienced. The Smith Family Farms are informative, but the Sacred Grove is a place where one can connect with...More

1  Thank Blake C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It's awesome to think that as you visit the child hood home of a prophet of God that your walking in the same place as he walked. Being in the log home and feeling of the spirit that is there is amazing. The early church...More

1  Thank Gregs2276
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Regardless of your religious beliefs or politics, history took place, the heavens were once again opened to man, God the Father and his Son Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith, 170 years ago this humble location brought about a world wide church with over 16...More

1  Thank BCD79
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Jane B
27 July 2017|
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Response from Stonecoral | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the path is level and wide and there are benches along the path where you can sit. The path loops so you have the option of going into the Grove as far as you are comfortable. Due to the serenity and religious nature... More