Joseph Smith Birthplace, Part 2

Location: Sharon
Tag(s): Religion
Historical Category: Local History
Video Date: 09/07/17

The monument that commemorates the life of Joseph Smith is made from granite quarried in Barre. Using horses, oxen, and block and tackle, it took 33 days to move the 40-ton obelisk up the hill.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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