Sunday, November 18, 2012

Sunday Tidbits-Places

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1.                  Where did Joseph Smith teach the ancient city of Manti was?

A)                 The state of New York

B)                 The state of Missouri

C)                 The province of Ontario

D)                 Within a day’s walk south of current Mexico City

2.                  In 1855, Brigham Young said San Bernardino, California was half way between what?

A)                 Carthage [Illinois] and Warsaw

B)                 A rock and a hard place

C)                 The top two levels of the Celestial Kingdom

D)                 The City of Enoch and Babylon

Match up these current towns in Utah Valley and Juab County with what they were first named at the time they were established:

Alpine                               Peteeneet

American Fork                Mountainville

Lehi                                  Pondtown

Peasant Grove               Hobble Creek

Salem                              Lake City

Mapleton                       Battle Creek

Santaquin                      Salt Creek

Nephi                             Summit Creek

Payson                          Dry Creek

Yesterday’s answer:

(D)     1968

January 1, 1968: Swedish convert Hilda Anderson Erickson, the last of the pioneers who made the trek west before the coming of the railroad to Utah in 1869, dies at the age of 108.

Richard Neitzel Holzapfel et al., On This Day In The Church (Salt Lake City: Eagle Gate, 2000), 1.

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