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Peter Whitmer Log Home

1451 Aunkst Rd, Waterloo, NY 13165-9736
+1 315-539-2552
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Tell ya a bunch of made up stories, geared very clearly towards a Mormon crowd. Really freaky and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wow! So special

It's great to find a piece of history that is so personal and unique. This is where the Mormon... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
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1451 Aunkst Rd, Waterloo, NY 13165-9736
+1 315-539-2552
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tell ya a bunch of made up stories, geared very clearly towards a Mormon crowd. Really freaky and weird for non-Mormons.

Thank Manucek
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

It's great to find a piece of history that is so personal and unique. This is where the Mormon Church began, in a small log cabin, with 6 people. It's a very well organized 45 minute tour by a volunteer. The small glass room 4...More

Thank stanger75
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My daughter and I were here last August when she was on an assignment to help produce a virtual tour of the Peter Whitmer Log Home for the LDS Church History Museum in Salt Lake City. We really enjoyed being here at this site which...More

1  Thank Freba
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This tour is free of charge. The Peter Whitmer log home is accessible for tours, both the upstairs and the downstairs. We had a wonderful tour guide and we really enjoyed our visit. We arrived just before sunset and it was amazing how we felt...More

Thank lifeisverygood2
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I never would have visited the Peter Whitmer Home if I didn’t go on the tour of the Joseph Smith House. My tour guide at the Joseph Smith House was so informative that she taught us about the Whitmer Farm. While driving from Geneva (where...More

2  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 2 September 2016

To enter the home, you must go to the visitors center first and be accompanied by a guide (missionary). This is an important location in Mormon history. It's a little hard to get to, but it's worth it.

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

If you are a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or just a history buff, this is a great stop that I actually found on my way back to my hotel in Geneva from Empire Farm Days. It is a...More

Thank schees1
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The peter Whitmer farm is located in picturesque waterloo with surrounding farms. The church has built a meeting building and visitor center that was fantastic for learning about the significance of this area. The cabin itself has been restored on it's original foundation and it's...More

Thank Mea37
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We made the trip and it was worth it. We enjoy seeing the sight where The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was established.

Thank loritravel88
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This was our last stop after visiting the Hill Cumorah, the Smith Family Farm, the Sacred Grove, and the Grandin Book Shop in Palmyra. The half hour drive through upstate New York was beautiful and went quickly. Yes, the log home is a recreation, but...More

Thank Julie F
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