Provo Tabernacle

The Provo Tabernacle in Provo on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, two days after it was announced the tabernacle will be transformed into an LDS temple.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

Early in the morning of Dec. 17, 2010, a fire was reported in the historic Provo Tabernacle on University Avenue in Provo. Crews fought the fire throughout the morning and continued to battle flare-ups during the day. When the smoke cleared, only a shell of the beloved building remained, and its fate was unclear. On Oct. 1, 2011, LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson announced that the tabernacle would be rebuilt and converted into a temple.

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genbug47
Hamilton, MT

Has there been a date set for the opening of the Provo City Temple? I can't seem to find anything on the but it is so exciting to see Moroni placed on there. So exciting. thank you.

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