Places to Know

“Places to Know,” Book of Mormon Stories (1997), 165


America

the promised land God directed Lehi’s family and the Jaredites to

Ammonihah

a city of wicked people who would not listen to Alma the Younger and Amulek

Babel

a city where wicked people built a tower so they could climb to heaven

Bethlehem

a city near Jerusalem where Jesus Christ was born

Bountiful1

the place Lehi’s family camped after traveling in the wilderness for eight years. From here they traveled to the promised land.

Bountiful2

the place Jesus Christ came to when he visited the Nephites

Hill Cumorah

the place where Moroni buried the gold plates and Joseph Smith later uncovered them

Jershon

the land the Nephites gave the people of Ammon

Jerusalem

the city where Lehi prophesied to the wicked and the place where Jesus Christ taught and was crucified

Nephi

the city that Nephi and his people built after they left Laman and Lemuel and their followers

promised land

any land God leads his chosen people to. He led Lehi’s family and the Jaredites to a promised land.

Sidom

the land where Alma the Younger established the Church. It became the new home of the righteous people who left Ammonihah.

Waters of Mormon

the place where Alma baptized the converted Nephites who had left King Noah

Zarahemla

a major Nephite city that was the government and Church center. King Mosiah and King Benjamin lived here. The city was burned at Jesus’ death.