Mormon Prophet's BirthplaceJoseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was born near here on December 23, 1805. A visitor's center and a 38½ foot tall monument, considered the world's largest polished granite shaft, commemorates his life and is located at the birthplace 2½ miles up Dairy Hill Road. The site is open year round.
|Placed By||Vermont Division for Historic Preservation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11:36am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 700582 N 4854093|
|Decimal Degrees||43.81270000, -72.50603333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 48.762', W 72° 30.362'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 48' 45.72" N, 72° 30' 21.72" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 20 Dairy Hill Rd, Royalton VT 05068, US|
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