Northeast of Eden: A Historical Atlas of Missouri's Mormon County
is a great reference tool for genealogists, historians and history buffs alike.
The introduction explains how Caldwell County was formed by the Missouri legislature
specifically for settlement by the early Latter Day Saints.
Beautiful original maps illustrate the layout of the county seat, Far West (above
left) and the settlement pattern throughout the county during the Mormon period
(above right) as well as the eventual expulsion of the Saints from Missouri.
The heart of the Atlas maps the entire county and shows the locations of all the
farmland purchased from the Federal government during the Mormon period. Modern
roads and towns are shown on the maps, making it easy for you to find farms once
owned by ancestors.
At only $25.00 + S&H, this brand new book is a must-have for everyone interested
in this fascinating chapter of the history of Mormonism, Missouri and the American
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