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The Juvenile Instructor, Vol. 3Mormon Decisions 100, No. 22, November 15, 1895, pp 700-701; “Adam’s Altar…I have visited many times…Joseph said, “That altar was built by our Father Adam and there he offered sacrifice.”…according to the words of the Prophet Joseph, mankind in that age continued to emigrate eastwardly until they reached the country on or near the Atlantic coast; and that in or near Carolina Noah built his remarkable ship, in which he, his family, and all kinds of animals lived a few days over one year without coming out of it…The travels of this Church have been from the very beginning the reverse direction from the “course of empire”…According to the Bible and the words of Joseph Smith, we have emigrated in exactly a reverse course also from the first people on the earth. What direction will we travel next if we ever emigrate?” – Oliver B. Huntington

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