"In 1839, early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—called “Mormons”—established this place of peace and beauty on a great bend in the Mississippi. And then they were forced to leave.
|At “Pioneer Pastimes,” children play the “unplugged” games of another century. Visitors enjoy demonstrations in a blacksmith shop, a brickyard, a tin shop, a bakery and in the historic Browning Gunsmith Shop.|
|Nauvoo offers its guests a chance to understand a people of faith, to make a connection to the values of a simpler time, and to share some real fun with family or friends."|