Remembering the Restoration with Rich Robbins

Dates May 29 – June 4, 2021
Destination Palmyra, NY; Fayette, NY; Harmony, PA; Kirtland, OH; Hiram, OH;
Duration 7 days 6 nights
Price From N/A

Join Morris Murdock Escorted Tours and Rich Robins on this spiritual journey to the sites of the Restoration in Palmyra, Fayette, Susquehanna, and Kirtland. Hear the stories and read the revelations at the actual sites where they took place.

Some of the many highlights of this tour include; The Sacred Grove & Smith homestead, Hill Cumorah, Priesthood Restoration Site, Kirtland Temple, and the Johnson Farm. 

Day 1: Saturday, May 29, 2021

Departure City - Palmyra

We depart this morning for Rochester, NY. Upon arrival we will drive to our hotel in Palmyra, NY. We will get acquainted over dinner as we look forward to the trip ahead. Accommodations at the Palmyra Inn for two nights.

Meals : Dinner
Day 2: Sunday, May 30, 2021


Following Sacrament meeting, we will visit the Sacred Grove and reflect on the special events that took place here 200 years ago. Next, we see the restored Joseph Smith Sr. home and farm, including the restored log cabin where Moroni first appeared to Joseph Smith. Our next stop is the Hill Cumorah and Visitors Center. Our last stop today will be the E. B. Grandin Building where the Book of Mormon was printed and the grave site of Alvin Smith, eldest brother of Joseph Smith.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Monday, May 31, 2021

Palmyra – Mendon – Fayette – Binghamton

After we drive by the site of Oliver Cowdery’s Schoolhouse we drive to Mendon, NY to see the Tomlinson Inn, Solomon and Heber C. Kimball home sites, John Young Homes, Brigham Young baptismal Site (weather permitting), and the Tomlinson Corners Cemetery. Following lunch we travel to Fayette, NY to the Peter Whitmer Farm where the church was organized on April 6, 1830. Next, we drive to Binghamton to check into our hotel. Accommodations in Binghamton, NY for two nights.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Colesville – South Bainbridge – Harmony, PA

This morning we visit the Josiah Stowell and Joseph Knight homes and learn the how important they were in our church history. Following lunch we visit the Priesthood Restoration site in Susquehanna County, PA. We’ll see the new visitor’s center and meetinghouse, the reconstructed homes of Joseph and Emma Smith and Isaac and Elizabeth Hale, the woods where John the Baptist restored the priesthood, the baptismal site at the Susquehanna River, and the new statuary.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Fairport Harbor - Kirtland

Today we travel through some of the western regions of New York and review the missionary labors of Samuel Smith and Parley P. Pratt. As these missionaries headed for Ohio, their labors would change the history of the Church because of the conversion of Sidney Rigdon. Midmorning we make a stop in Corning at the glass factory en route to Kirtland. When we arrive in Kirtland we will stop at the LDS visitor’s center to become acquainted with the sites we will be visiting tomorrow. Accommodations at the Holiday Inn for two nights.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6: Thursday, June 3, 2021


We start our day at the Morley Farm. Next we visit the Kirkland Temple where The Lord Himself appeared as did Moses, Elias, Elijah, and numerous other angels. Then we see the Temple Quarry and have a picnic lunch. We spend the rest of the afternoon visiting the historic Kirtland village including the LDS Visitors Center, the Whitney Home and Store, the Johnson Inn, the Ashery, and Sawmill.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: Friday, June 4, 2021

Hiram, OH – Cleveland Airport - Home

This morning we depart for Hiram, OH to visit the John Johnson Farm. It was at the Johnson farm that Joseph Smith received the vision of the three degrees of glory. We conclude our tour with a late afternoon flight home and a better appreciation for the life of the Prophet Joseph and the early saints.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch


  • 6-night's hotel accommodations
  • Meals as specified on itinerary (B,L,D)
  • Meal gratuities
  • Ground transportation via deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Group transfers
  • All Admissions and activities as specified in itinerary
  • Taxes on included services
  • Tour guide/Teacher/Historian Rich Robins

Not Included:

  • Airfare
  • Additional transfers when not arriving or departing with group
  • Meals not specified in itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Trip cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Checked baggage fees
  • Bus Driver and Tour Guide gratuities


  • Airfare additional (call for pricing)
  • Double price: $1,390 per person
  • Single price: $2,212 per person
  • Triple price: $1,340 per person
  • Quad price: $1,290 per person
  • Cash Discount: $45.00

Payment Terms:

  • $250.00 per-person due at booking time
  • Final payment due March 29, 2021
  • A minimum number of 30 passengers are needed for this tour to depart
  • Terms & Conditions