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Joseph Smith's 1st Vision: Confirming Evidences and Contemporary Accounts

One of the most significant religious events in the history of mankind occurred in the spring of 1820 in a beautiful grove located near the Finger Lakes of western New York. While engaged in a fervent quest for religious truth, Joseph Smith beheld a glorious vision that altered his life and inaugurated a new religious era—the dispensation of the fullness of times.

Joseph Smith’s First Vision: Confirming Evidences and Contemporary Accounts unfolds the historical background surrounding this significant religious event and uses historical facts and accounts to confirm and bear testimony to the events which changed our world.

Important places

Palmyra (7)


Wayne (7)


New York (9,763)


United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Allegheny Plateau (173)
Appalachian Mountains (1,111)