Minutes, 6 April 1838
Minutes,Far West, MO, 6 Apr. 1838; Elders’ Journal, July 1838, pp. 46–47.
Originally called Shoal Creek. Located fifty-five miles northeast of Independence. Surveyed 1823; first settled by whites, 1831. Site purchased, 8 Aug. 1836, before Caldwell Co. was organized for Latter-day Saints in Missouri. William W. Phelps and John Whitmer...More Info