You are here

TitleIs Book of Mormon Geography Known?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1950
AuthorsWidtsoe, John A.
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number7
Pagination547, 596–597
Date PublishedJuly 1950
KeywordsBook of Mormon Geography; Hill Cumorah (New York); Zarahemla (City of)

This article argues that, although there is little definite evidence or data with which to clearly identify Book of Mormon geographical sites, continued earnest, honest, and scholarly studies should not be discouraged. “All such studies are legitimate,” but dogmatic conclusions made without actual verifiable data “must at the best be held as intelligent conjectures.”