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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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