Joseph Smith Birthplace

Junius Wells commissioned a local quarry to sculpt a 38.5 ft (11m) tall obelisk in 1905. The each foot of height represents 1 year of Joseph Smith's life. It took 7 weeks to move the obelisk and base from the quarry to this site. At the time, it was the largest spire in the US cut from a single piece of granite.

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