Kanesville Tabernacle And Visitor Center- Council Bluffs, Iowa

Before the city was known as Council Bluffs, early Mormon travelers named it "Kanesville" while making this a major stopping point on their cross-country migration from Nauvoo, Ill. to Salt Lake City, Utah. Today’s Council Bluffs offers many Mormon historical sites. The rebuilt Kanesville Tabernacle & Visitor Center stands near the site of the original where Brigham Young was sustained president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in

Hours: April – Sept., 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Oct. – Mar. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Directions: 222 E Broadway

Phone: (712) 322-0500 


  1. I am looking for information of Samuel White Fuller who had land in Kanesville during this time period and was married in the Morman Church in Nauvoo to Mary Houghton. Her father, Eli Houghton, also was in the area. Is there any information of the people that settiled there during this time peroid?

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