Christmas lights on Temple Square in pictures from 1965-2015

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President McKay speaks briefly after turning on the Christmas lights for the first time in 1965. At left is his counselor, President N. Eldon Tanner.
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Pleasant Grove, UT

Thanks for sharing. Wonderful trip down memory lane. emb

Logan, UT

Is it just me or does it seem like they have been putting up less lights at Temple Square? I remember there being a lot more even just a few years ago.

Silver Stingray
St. George, UT

You are right. The lights are getting somewhat sparse. Few of the trees on Temple Square itself have them anymore. Big disappointment.

Altamont, UT

CAB90 and Silver Stingray, I read somehwere that it's damaging to the trees to string so many lights. This is probably why.
I miss them too.

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