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1844, May
The Nauvoo Expositor was a newspaper. There was only one issue ever printed on June 7, 1844. The controversy surrounding this printing led to the murder of a Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith. The printing press was received by the people of Nauvoo, Illinois on May 7, 1844. It was delivered there to a brick building on Mulholland St., in Illinois. The printing press had pieces. Because when it was destroyed by an angry mob a witness after said: "The same evening we went home and when we came to Nauvoo we rode over our type, that was scattered in the street..."


This page is for perpetual written accounts of historical events that have occurred in the city. Anyone who feels they have pertinent information may submit it. This includes all people in or out of Nauvoo and could involve any interested adults or children with events or items that are of interest. Items may be submitted for publication on this page where they will remain as part of a historical archive for the city. Items of interest may include noteworthy events, special events of historical importance, information about area growth that pertains to the history of the city, and other pertinent notes. We hope to establish a large data base of information about the history of each city. Historical Societies are encouraged to open their own page on Key to the City for more extensive historical information.


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