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Historic Kirtland

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Address: 7800 Kirtland Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094-9316
Phone Number: +1 440-256-9805
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00

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This place should be on the "to-see" list for every member of the LDS church because of the historic events that transpired here or nearby, and the site provides an educational... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lloyd B
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Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe, Arizona
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place should be on the "to-see" list for every member of the LDS church because of the historic events that transpired here or nearby, and the site provides an educational insight into life in the 1830s for persons of any religion.

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Thank Lloyd B
Mesa, Arizona
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211 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely one of the best LDS spots to visit. Take your kids. Lots of great things to see and do here.

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Thank Wayne S
Queen Creek, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

There are several reason why you will want to pay a visit to the historic Kirtland area and enjoy a tour. It's free of charge and the guides are knowledgeble and friendly. Some of the buildings are from the early 1800's and the furnishings are from that time period. The tours and very family friendly. There's something interestsing to learn... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

There is so much history in this area and especially for the LDS faith. It was beautifully restored and preserved. The guides (missionaries) are knowledgeable and very personable. The events that took place here are incredible and sad at the same time. The persecution to religious freedom is mind boggling in our time but the dedication and faith of those... More 

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Lehi, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Kirtland was a vibrant community in the 1830s. A major road leading from the shipping areas of Lake Erie brought transportation and access to goods. You can tour a restored ashery, saw mill, general store, and residences. The guides are knowledgeable and pleasant. This was an important historical Mormon community, their first temple is nearby, and the village is manned... More 

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Marion
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had been by Kirtland on the interstate many times but had never stopped, partly because we are ordained in another denomination and did not want to get in a big doctrinal debate with a tour guide. My worst fears seemed to be realized when the older gentleman in charge found out we were not LDS, he pulled us out... More 

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Union, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Recreation of Kirkland Ohio site during the time of Joseph Smith and the LDS in the area. Tours are very interesing, and Tour Guides are very knowledgeable of the history of the area.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is well worth a stop by the Kirtland Visitor Center. In depth history of the LDS church and still has some of the original buildings and sawmill.

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Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Kirtland is a beautiful city and the history is interesting. My 8 year old daughter and I visited Historic Kirtland in the evening before we left Cleveland and loved the tour. The woman who gave the tour was really good with my daughter, making sure she felt included and she really had fun as a result. We learned some things... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Very interesting place to visit.immaculate grounds. Buildings beautifully restored and well maintained. You can only enter the buildings with a guide, not on your own. Staff extremely courteous and helpful but I get the feeling that this in opportunity to try and convert a captive audience. Still, an interesting insight into the beginnings of the Mormon church

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