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Moab in Grand County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Early L.D.S. Church

 
 
Early L.D.S. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 19, 2016
1. Early L.D.S. Church Marker
Inscription.  One room of this building, formerly the L.D.S. Church, was erected in 1888. Two years later a second room was added. The bishop was Randolph Stewart; building committee: O.W. Warner, who donated the land, Henry Holyoak, and O.D. Allen; supervisors were Hyrum Allen, hauling of rock; J.H. Standifred, carpentry; W.J. Bliss, stone cutting; Angus M. Stocks, stone and adobe laying. Labor, money and materials were donated and the first services were held in May 1889.
 
Erected 1953 by Moab Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Grand County, Utah. (Marker Number 181.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1889.
 
Location. 38° 34.43′ N, 109° 32.831′ W. Marker is in Moab, Utah, in Grand County. Marker can be reached from North 200 East south of East 100 North, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moab UT 84532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moab L.D.S. Church (here, next to this marker);
Early L.D.S. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 19, 2016
2. Early L.D.S. Church Marker
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The Old Log Cabin (here, next to this marker); Elk Mountain Mission (a few steps from this marker); Star Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Star Hall History (within shouting distance of this marker); Scott M. Matheson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grand Old Ranch House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Moab Utah UMTRA Project (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moab.
 
Early L.D.S. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 19, 2016
3. Early L.D.S. Church Marker
The Early L.D.S. Church Marker is at the right, the Old Log Cabin Marker is at the left, and the Moab L.D.S. Church Marker is in the center.
Early L.D.S. Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 19, 2016
4. Early L.D.S. Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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