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VIDEO: President Nelson Dedicates Priesthood Restoration Site

The place where Joseph Smith received priesthood, translated scripture and obtained revelation

President Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles dedicated the Priesthood Restoration Site in Oakland Township, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, September 19, 2015.

It was in this area Joseph Smith received the priesthood (the power of God delegated to man on earth), translated most of the Book of Mormon and received several additional revelations now canonized as scripture.

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