03236_000_010Visitors to the Grandin Building can see how the book was first printed.
In 1830, a small publisher in Palmyra, New York, printed the first 5,000 copies of the Book of Mormon. Since then, millions of copies have been printed in 78 languages. These pages showcase the building—now a visitors’ center—where the book was printed.
Quotation on the impact of the Book of Mormon, from a speech given by author and editor Henry A. Wallace at the New York Times Book Fair, 5 November 1937.
A page from the Wayne Sentinel with the first advertisement for the Book of Mormon. E. B. Grandin printed this weekly newspaper. The book did not sell well because local residents boycotted sales.