“Treasured” Mormon Manuscript, Other LDS Artifacts Now Can be Seen at Smithsonian

The Salt Lake Tribune’s Bob Mims reports, “An 1830 first edition of the Book of Mormon, including a page from the ‘treasured’ original manuscript, rare coins and currency from the then-fledgling LDS Church are on display at the Smithsonian.” The artifacts are part of a “Religion in Early America” exhibit, which opens on Tuesday at the museum in Washington, D.C. Peter Manseau, the museum’s religion curator, said, “To stand in the presence of the physical objects transports you to sharing space with those who had lived with them in early American history.”

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