French farm, Kirtland Township, Ohio 

 

Summary

Consisted of 103 acres formerly owned by Peter French.1 Purchased for LDS church for $5,000, 1833.2 Area used to build houses, including JS’s; community buildings, such as new schoolhouse; and House of the Lord.3 Kirtland residents called area “French farm” as late as 1838.4 Much of land later deeded to John Johnson.5