Joseph Smith III (church president and prophet from 1860–1914) and his family lived in Plano from 1866–1881. The Plano Stone Church served as headquarters for the denomination during that time and fourteen General Conferences of the church were hosted here. Plano was also home to Herald Publishing House and numerous church publications, including the Saints’ Herald, the Holy Scriptures, the 1874 edition of the Book of Mormon, and the first Zion’s Hope, were published there.
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The Plano Stone church is temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19.