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Salt Lake Temple

 
 
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By Craig Baker, April 15, 2019
1. Salt Lake Temple Marker
Inscription.  The temple is used by Church members for marriages and other sacred ordinances designed to strengthen families, both now and for eternity. Begun in 1853, it was completed 40 years later. Granite rock used in its construction was hauled 23 miles by ox-drawn wagons from Little Cottonwood Canyon. The walls are nine feet thick at the ground level and narrow to six feet thick at the top. The east center tower is 210 feet high and is topped by the statue of an angel heralding the restoration to earth of the gospel of Jesus Christ in the latter days.
 
Erected by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
 
Location. 40° 46.209′ N, 111° 53.523′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker can be reached from North West Temple north of South Temple. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 N West Temple, Salt Lake City UT 84150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Great Salt Lake Base and Meridian (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother (about 300 feet away);
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By Craig Baker, April 15, 2019
2. Salt Lake Temple Marker
In Honor of Brigham Young and the Pioneers (about 400 feet away); Nauvoo Bell (about 400 feet away); Hotel Utah (about 500 feet away); Joseph Smith Memorial Building (about 500 feet away); Primary Children’s Hospital (about 700 feet away); Church Administration Building (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
Also see . . .  Temple Website. (Submitted on April 15, 2019.)
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches & Religion
 
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By Craig Baker, April 14, 2019
3. Salt Lake Temple
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By Craig Baker, April 15, 2019
4. Salt Lake Temple
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By Craig Baker, April 15, 2019
5. Salt Lake Temple
Laying the Capstone of the Temple image. Click for full size.
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, 1892
6. Laying the Capstone of the Temple
Full title is: Historic American Buildings Survey, Gift of Thomas C. Vint, Chief of Design and Construction, National Park Service, Washington, D.C., view of 1892, photocopied 1960, LAYING THE CAP STONE OF THE TEMPLE. - Salt Lake Temple, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, UT
<i>Temple Square, Salt Lake City</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Detroit Photographic Co. (image courtesy of the Library of Congress), circa 1902
7. Temple Square, Salt Lake City
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Last updated on April 15, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 15, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   6. submitted on April 15, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   7. submitted on April 15, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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