June 21, 2017
Wulf Barsch (b.1943), Cumorah, 1980, lithograph, 19 1/16 x 25 3/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art.
On this day in 1935, President Heber J. Grant dedicated the Hill Cumorah Monument near Palmyra, New York—the site where Joseph Smith received the plates that contained the record of ancient people in America. These plates were translated and published as The Book of Mormon in 1830.