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The Story of Carthage Jail
The Story of Carthage Jail
Published: 2015/01/12
Channel: Historic LDS Tours
Tour of Carthage Jail (Church of Jesus Christ)
Tour of Carthage Jail (Church of Jesus Christ)
Published: 2009/10/06
Channel: pangeanet
The Martyrdom of Joseph Smith
The Martyrdom of Joseph Smith
Published: 2010/10/13
Channel: TheLDSLife - I Am A Mormon
The Life and Death of Mormon Founder Joseph Smith Jr. - 1/2
The Life and Death of Mormon Founder Joseph Smith Jr. - 1/2
Published: 2008/05/30
Channel: lds9999
The Untold Story of the Death of Joseph Smith
The Untold Story of the Death of Joseph Smith
Published: 2013/01/16
Channel: mormontochristianity
Last Day at Carthage (1967)
Last Day at Carthage (1967)
Published: 2015/10/09
Channel: Hard-to-Find Mormon Videos
Joseph and Hyrum Smith Facing Death at Carthage Jail
Joseph and Hyrum Smith Facing Death at Carthage Jail
Published: 2011/05/22
Channel: Seth Adam Smith
The Martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith
The Martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith
Published: 2010/07/07
Channel: Callie Dennisen
Did Joseph Smith Use A Gun At Carthage Jail?
Did Joseph Smith Use A Gun At Carthage Jail?
Published: 2017/03/20
Channel: The Night of Light
Carthage Jail video
Carthage Jail video
Published: 2015/04/08
Channel: Olivia Aycock
👦👧KIDS THROWN IN JAIL🚔👮 | CARTHAGE JAIL | ILLINOIS | DYCHES FAM
👦👧KIDS THROWN IN JAIL🚔👮 | CARTHAGE JAIL | ILLINOIS | DYCHES FAM
Published: 2016/06/18
Channel: Dyches Fam
2011 Carthage Jail
2011 Carthage Jail
Published: 2012/06/20
Channel: soacarter
Was Joseph Smith a Coward at Carthage Jail?
Was Joseph Smith a Coward at Carthage Jail?
Published: 2017/03/19
Channel: The Night of Light
Murder of the Prophet Joseph Smith at the Carthage Jail.
Murder of the Prophet Joseph Smith at the Carthage Jail.
Published: 2013/03/31
Channel: johndugbryan
Carthage Jail Walkthrough
Carthage Jail Walkthrough
Published: 2007/07/06
Channel: civilgillman
Last Day at Carthage
Last Day at Carthage
Published: 2013/03/01
Channel: mtnfloor
Carthage Jail - Mormonism Examined
Carthage Jail - Mormonism Examined
Published: 2013/06/26
Channel: isthechurchtrue
Nauvoo Mormon Temple, Temple Grounds, Old Nauvoo and Carthage Jail in 2006.
Nauvoo Mormon Temple, Temple Grounds, Old Nauvoo and Carthage Jail in 2006.
Published: 2015/02/15
Channel: Mormon Nauvoo, Illinois in 2006
The Martyrdom of Joseph Smith at Carthage Jail
The Martyrdom of Joseph Smith at Carthage Jail
Published: 2017/03/12
Channel: The Night of Light
Mormon History: Martyrdom of Joseph Smith - LDS
Mormon History: Martyrdom of Joseph Smith - LDS
Published: 2008/01/18
Channel: lds9999
Joseph Smith
Joseph Smith's Escape from Carthage Jail by Jeff Walker
Published: 2012/09/15
Channel: Fair Mormon
Historic Carthage Jail
Historic Carthage Jail
Published: 2017/06/18
Channel: speedlearner
Lies about Joseph Smith
Lies about Joseph Smith's death, by the mormons.
Published: 2014/05/13
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Carthage jail
Carthage jail
Published: 2017/03/10
Channel: gpchckn72
Carthage Jail 2005
Carthage Jail 2005
Published: 2014/09/27
Channel: Scott Carlson
Carthage Jail, a Freemason
Carthage Jail, a Freemason's Paradise
Published: 2011/02/20
Channel: Mountain Meadow Mormonism
3 The Death of the Patriarch Hyrum Smith at Carthage Jail
3 The Death of the Patriarch Hyrum Smith at Carthage Jail
Published: 2017/03/02
Channel: Andrew Knaupp
Carthage Jail—Road to Zion
Carthage Jail—Road to Zion
Published: 2011/11/07
Channel: DeseretBook
Carthage Jail- Joseph Smith Assassination
Carthage Jail- Joseph Smith Assassination
Published: 2011/11/26
Channel: cnap56
Carthage Jail Tour at -10 degrees
Carthage Jail Tour at -10 degrees
Published: 2015/01/12
Channel: Historic LDS Tours
Carthage Jail
Carthage Jail
Published: 2011/11/17
Channel: Kayla Lemmon
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - Lessons from Liberty Jail
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - Lessons from Liberty Jail
Published: 2011/06/28
Channel: Mormon Channel
Carthage Jail in the snow and cold...very cold
Carthage Jail in the snow and cold...very cold
Published: 2015/01/12
Channel: Historic LDS Tours
2011-09-24 - Carthage Jail.MOV
2011-09-24 - Carthage Jail.MOV
Published: 2014/03/23
Channel: drgatz
Carthage Jail - M.M.M.
Carthage Jail - M.M.M.
Published: 2017/07/02
Channel: John McKenzie
Carthage Jail
Carthage Jail
Published: 2011/05/23
Channel: Mark Browning
Carthage Jail at 5 below 0
Carthage Jail at 5 below 0
Published: 2015/01/14
Channel: Historic LDS Tours
Excerpt from Nauvoo trip from 2005   Carthage Jail
Excerpt from Nauvoo trip from 2005 Carthage Jail
Published: 2015/04/22
Channel: theredonion
Pageant Joseph & Hyrum killed in Carthage Jail
Pageant Joseph & Hyrum killed in Carthage Jail
Published: 2010/07/14
Channel: C. Ayres
Carthage Jail - Joseph Smith Martyrdom
Carthage Jail - Joseph Smith Martyrdom
Published: 2015/08/01
Channel: ian trottier
Nauvoo Brass Band 2017 "Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief" @ Carthage Jail
Nauvoo Brass Band 2017 "Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief" @ Carthage Jail
Published: 2017/07/23
Channel: Reid Morgan
carthage jail
carthage jail
Published: 2015/09/25
Channel: Richard Greenland
Carthage Jail Historical Site - Day 8
Carthage Jail Historical Site - Day 8
Published: 2017/07/22
Channel: Random Erv
Carthage Jail
Carthage Jail
Published: 2007/06/18
Channel: civilgillman
Carthage Jail
Carthage Jail
Published: 2016/08/11
Channel: debbie terry
Carthage Jail in the Snow Feb 2011
Carthage Jail in the Snow Feb 2011
Published: 2015/01/12
Channel: Historic LDS Tours
Carthage Jail in Illinois
Carthage Jail in Illinois
Published: 2017/09/16
Channel: Jen's Wellness Hacks
Nauvoo Illinois and Carthage Jail
Nauvoo Illinois and Carthage Jail
Published: 2017/09/20
Channel: Jen's Wellness Hacks
Carthage Jail
Carthage Jail
Published: 2010/06/29
Channel: HILLARYnPRESTON
Voo Tour 2012 - Carthage Jail
Voo Tour 2012 - Carthage Jail
Published: 2012/08/16
Channel: Sean Brian
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Carthage Jail
Carthage Jail from southwest.jpg
Front and western side
Carthage Jail is located in Illinois
Carthage Jail
Carthage Jail is located in the US
Carthage Jail
Location Walnut and N. Fayette Sts., Carthage, Illinois
Coordinates 40°24′57″N 91°08′20″W / 40.41572°N 91.13884°W / 40.41572; -91.13884Coordinates: 40°24′57″N 91°08′20″W / 40.41572°N 91.13884°W / 40.41572; -91.13884
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built 1839
NRHP reference # 73000703[1]
Added to NRHP March 30, 1973

Carthage Jail is a historic building in Carthage, Illinois, listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). It was built in 1839 and is best known as the location of the 1844 killing of Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum, by a mob of approximately 150 men. It was added to the NRHP in 1973 and is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) as a historic site with an adjacent visitors' center.

History[edit]

The jail was built in 1839, constructed of red limestone quarried nearby. The building is rectangular and measures 29 feet (8.8 m) by 35 feet (11 m). It is a gable-front building has two stories and an attic. Like other county jails built during the same period, Carthage Jail was built to incarcerate petty thieves and debtors and as a temporary holding place for violent criminals. The first floor contained a debtor's room in the northwest corner, and a dungeon, or "criminal cell", was located on the north side of the second floor. The living area for the jailer's family included a kitchen and dining room on the first floor and a bedroom on the second floor. A small "summer kitchen" was added later.[2][3]

In June 1844, Smith came to the jail to face charges relating to his ordering the destruction of facilities producing the Nauvoo Expositor, a newspaper whose only edition had been critical of the Smiths' religious teachings. He was joined by his brother, Hyrum, and fellow Latter Day Saints John Taylor and Willard Richards. On June 27, a mob stormed the upper room of the prison and killed the Smiths. Taylor was badly wounded and Richards was scathed, but not seriously injured.[4][5]

The building continued to be used as a jail until 1866 and was afterwards used as a private residence. It was acquired by the LDS Church in 1903 and a partial restoration was completed in 1935. It was added to the NRHP on March 30, 1973. The church fully restored the jail in 1989, returning the building to its 1844 appearance. The restoration also included an expansion of the visitors' center and renovations to the entire block.[2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Enders, Donald L. (1992). "Carthage Jail". In Ludlow, Daniel H. Encyclopedia of Mormonism. New York: Macmillan Publishing. pp. 255–256. ISBN 0-02-879602-0. OCLC 24502140. 
  3. ^ a b National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form: Carthage Jail (PDF), National Park Service, March 1973, retrieved December 8, 2016 
  4. ^ Bentley, Joseph I. (1992). "Martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith". In Ludlow, Daniel H. Encyclopedia of Mormonism. New York: Macmillan Publishing. pp. 860–862. ISBN 0-02-879602-0. OCLC 24502140. 
  5. ^ "Carthage Jail and Visitors Center". Historic Nauvoo. Retrieved December 7, 2013. 

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