First Tabernacle - 249
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mooroid
N 40° 14.015 W 111° 39.580
12T E 443883 N 4453891
Quick Description: First Tabernacle in Provo - recently burned
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/27/2011 3:58:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMB2N1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 8

Long Description:
In 1856 this ground was dedicated as a site for Utah Stake Tabernacle. Construction commenced in 1863. The ediface was three stories high, 81 feet long, 47 feet wide, belfry 80 feet. Built of adobe with rock foundation 7 feet at base, 4 feet at top. A bell in the belfry called the people to church, sounded alarms, and curfew for many years. The building was dedicated by President John Taylor September 1867. It served Utah Stake until 1883 when a new Tabernacle was erected. Thereafter is was used for special occasions until 1919 when it was razed.
Marker Name: First Tabernacle

Marker Number: 249

Marker Text:
In 1856 this ground was dedicated as a site for Utah Stake Tabernacle. Construction commenced in 1863. The ediface was three stories high, 81 feet long, 47 feet wide, belfry 80 feet. Built of adobe with rock foundation 7 feet at base, 4 feet at top. A bell in the belfry called the people to church, sounded alarms, and curfew for many years. The building was dedicated by President John Taylor September 1867. It served Utah Stake until 1883 when a new Tabernacle was erected. Thereafter is was used for special occasions until 1919 when it was razed.


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