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Discovery of Ruined Cities in California

TitleDiscovery of Ruined Cities in California
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1853
AuthorsRichards, Samuel W.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number51
Date Published17 December 1853
KeywordsAncient America–North America; Archaeology; California; External Evidence

Richards writes concerning an article from the San Francisco Herald that describes ruined cities of California. “The wonderful and magnificent ruins . . . continue to puzzle and astonish the learning and wisdom of the great men of the nineteenth century, while every fresh discovery is an increasing evidence in favor of the Book of Mormon.”