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Nauvoo Print Shop

595 Kimball St, Nauvoo, IL 62354

Historic Sites

Here you can see a period printing press and learn about the time-consuming labors necessary to print documents in the 1840s.

In this shop, you’ll learn various printing terms and see the process of printing a newspaper in Old Nauvoo. Imagine setting type for a weekly newspaper by hand, carefully placing each tiny letter in a composing stick backwards. 

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  • Mon: 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Tue: 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Wed: 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Thu: 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Fri: 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Sat: 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Sun: 12:30pm – 5:00pm

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