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Salt Lake City, Utah in the 1800’s

Salt Lake Temple / Mormon Tabernacle in Late 1800s

These interesting historical photos feature The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ Temple and Tabernacle from 1896. This photo was taken just three years after completion of the temple. At 253,015 square feet, it is the largest Latter-Day Saints temple by floor area. Completed in 1893, the temple building took more than 40 years to build.

Mormon Tabernacle – 1896. Photograph by William Henry Jackson. (Library of Congress)

Same image as above, but colorized.

The Salt Lake Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints under construction in the late 1880s. (Wikipedia)

Just for fun, here’s a panoramic view of Salt Lake City in 2009 for comparison. (Wikipedia)

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