Joseph Smith was the Nauvoo prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Later Brigham Young
was the prophet when the saints left Nauvoo. William Weeks was the first architect of the Nauvoo Temple and Truman O.
Angel was the second architect of the Nauvoo Temple and later worked on the Salt Lake Temple. Hyrum Smith was the
brother of the Joseph Smith and was a key player at Nauvoo and later killed at Carthage. Etienne Cabot, Mary Fielding
Smith, Emma Hales Smith, Orin Porter Rockwell, Lucy Mack Smith where important personalities during the Nauvoo Temple
period. Thomas Sharp was a key personality during the Nauvoo period and was instrumental in the martyrdom of the
Prophet Joseph Smith. Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, William Smith all helped in the building of
Nauvoo Illinois and the Nauvoo Temple. Orson Pratt, John Page, Wilford Woodruff, John Taylor, George A. Smith where
all members of the Church of Jesus Christ also known as mormons. Willard Richards, Lyman Wight, Amasa M. Lyman, ,
Margaret Judd Clawson, Louisa Barns Pratt, Chief Pied Riche, Hosea Stout, Zina Huntington Jacobs Young, Bathsheba
Smith, Mary Field, Garner, Bathsheba W. Smith, George Q. Cannon, Gilbert Belnap, BH Roberts, Sarah Leavitt, Hosea
Stout, Newel Knight, Martha Ann Smith, Benjamin F. Johnson, Jane Johnson, Priddy Meeks, Erastus Snow, Patty Session,
Gideon Murdock, are all listed on the trail of hope markers. The Sarah Granger Kimbal home is one of the historic
landmarks of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints in the Nauvoo Illinois area. The Scovil Bakery, Lyon
Drug, Patti Sessions are all on the tour of Historic Nauvoo Illinois.
The Stoddard Tim Shop, Printing Office, Jonathan Browning Gun Shop are located on the same street in Historic Nauvoo.
The temple has carvings of the sunstone, moonstone, starstone. President Gordon B. Hinckley will dedicate the temple