A Concise History of Nauvoo by E. Keith Howick
Approx. 23,350 words.
Published on May 3, 2010 by
The Nauvoo era was a time of beauty, industry, spirituality, courage, and tragedy. Beginning with the bright hope of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and ending with the martyrdom of the Church's first prophet, Joseph Smith, early Nauvoo represents the dedication today’s Church members aspire to and the religious intolerance they seek to overcome.