Journal of Book of Mormon Studies


Book of Mormon, Archaeology, Civilization, Warfare, Modern Church, Restoration, Coming forth of the Book of Mormon, New York


Landon Smith gives an account of artifact hunting in the fields surrounding Hill Cumorah, near Palmyra, New York. He presents evidence that the archaeology of New York does not support the idea that Book of Mormon peoples lived in that region of that New York's Hill Cumorah was the scene of the final battles between the Nephites and Lamanites.