and their directions from the Kirtland
North Kirtland [Temple] Cemetery,
Just north of the Temple, the "Kirtland Mills Burying
Ground" is owned and maintained by the city of Kirtland and is
the final resting place for a number of Latter Day Saints from the 1830s.
Among those buried here are John Johnson, Oliver Granger, Thankful Pratt,
Joseph Coe, Ira Bond, Samuel Whitney, William Cowdery and Jabez Carter.
Also believed to be here are Mary Duty Smith and Jerusha Barden Smith.
Later graves include Gomer Griffiths, J.H. Lake, and members of the
Newell K. Whitney Store, Kirtland, Ohio
Go north on S.R. 306 about 1/4 mile. Take S.R. 615,
or Chillicothe Road as it splits off to the right. The store is at the
bottom of the hill. It is owned and operated by
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call (440) 256-9805
Stone Quarry, Kirtland, Ohio
Go south on S.R. 306 2 miles to Chapin Forest, a Lake
County Metropark which will be on your right. Turn right again as soon
as you enter the park and in front of you will be a quarry pond. Follow
the gravel path north and you will find more evidence of stone removal.
This was the Stannard Stone Quarry, one of several used as a source
for temple stone.
John Johnson Farm, Hiram, Ohio
Take S.R. 306 south 23 miles to S.R. 82. Take S.R. 82 left (east) 11
miles to Hiram. Watch for signs on 82 directing you to the Farm. The
Johnson Farm is owned and operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of
Take S.R. 306 two miles north to I-90. Go west seven miles to I-271.
Take I-271 south to I-71 and on to I-70 at Columbus. Take I-70 west
One mile north on S.R. 306 to I-90 west to I-271 south to I-71 south.
Pick up I-70 west in Columbus to I-74 west in Indianapolis. Stay on
I-74 into Illinois and pick up 136 west to Hamilton, Illinois and the
east bank of the Mississippi. Once in Hamilton take 96 north to Nauvoo.
Palmyra, New York
North on S.R. 306 two miles and east on I-90 to Buffalo, continue on
I-90 through western New York to approximately 22 miles beyond Rochester
turn-off. Turn north on S.R. 21 about 7 miles to Hill Cumorah and an
extra 3 miles to Palmyra, New York. I-90 in New York is a toll road.
The L.D.S. history sites in the Palmyra area are owned and operated
by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
North on S.R. 306 on mile then west on I-90 to about 25 miles west of
Cleveland where it also becomes I-80, which is exit 144. I-80 is a toll
road in Illinois. In Illinois continue on I-80 west to I-294 and go
north about 25 miles to S.R. 5. West on S.R. 5 about 25 miles to Wheaton
and south on S.R. 59 about 4 miles to S.R. 34. West on S.R. 34 about
15 miles to Plano. The church is located at 304 South Center Street.
and their directions from the Kirtland
Six Flags Amusement Park
South on S.R. 306 about 30 miles. Look for signs directing to the park.
It will be to the right, or west, about 2-3 miles.
Great Lakes Mall, Mentor, Ohio
North on S.R. 306 about 1 1/2 miles across I-90 to first stop light
which is Johnny Cake Ridge Road or S.R. 84. Right about 1 1/2-2 miles
to Great Lakes Mall.
Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, Ohio
North on S.R. 306 north 1/4 mile to S.R. 615 angling off to the right
about 100 yards to the first stop sign. The cross road is the Kirtland-Chardon
Road. Take it right to the second stop sign, which is a distance of
five miles-Sperry Road. Take Sperry to the left one mile to the front
of the Arboretum.
James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor, Ohio
Take S.R. 306 north to Mentor Avenue. Go right or east
to 8095 Mentor Avenue.
Niagara Falls, New York
North on S.R. 306 two miles to I-90 east to Buffalo, New York. At Buffalo
take I-290 to I-190 across Grand Island to National Route 62 and/or
62A to the falls. This is also Pine Avenue.
Punderson State Park
South on S.R. 306 (Chillicothe Road) about 23 miles to S.R. 87. Go left
8 miles to Punderson on the right of highway.
Professional Football Hall of Fame, Canton, Ohio
2121 George Halas Dr. next to Fawcett Stadium in Canton,
OH. Take I-77 from Cleveland to Canton then exit 107A of I-77 and US
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, Ohio
Take I-90 west from Kirtland about 21 miles into Cleveland.
As you approach downtown, I-90 turns south while Highway 2 continues
west. Take Highway 2 west to the 9th Street exit. The Hall of Fame will
be in front of you on the right.