Winter Quarters

See also Church History and Pioneers


Stories | Media


  • “Crossing Iowa” (October 1997 Liahona and October 1993 Friend)
    A description of the pioneers leaving Nauvoo, crossing the Mississippi River, and establishing Winter Quarters.
  • “Joseph F. Smith” (September 1992 Liahona and June 1989 Friend)
    A story about Joseph F. Smith as a boy when he was guarding cattle at Winter Quarters.
  • “Laying the Cornerstone” (July 2007 Friend)
    A girl remembers a pioneer ancestor as she is on her way to attend the dedication of the temple at Winter Quarters.
  • “A Song Amid a Storm” (July 2005 Friend)
    A true story about a pioneer family during a storm in Winter Quarters.