KAYSVILLE — The Kaysville Tabernacle will turn 100 years old on July 24.
Pioneer Day, July 24, 1912, was made memorable for the people of Kaysville by the laying of the cornerstone for the Kaysville LDS Tabernacle. A speaker stand and seats for the people were prepared directly in front of the foundation of the slowly rising tabernacle walls.
The cornerstone, which had been placed at the southeast comer of the building, was draped with an American flag and another large flag was displayed in such a manner as to form a background to the stone. Inside the cornerstone was a time capsule containing items thought to be representative of Kaysville's citizens.
To commemorate this historic event, the Kaysville Central LDS Stake, the Sons of the Utah Pioneers, and the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers are planning a 100th commemoration celebration on July 24. The program at the historic tabernacle building, 189 W. Center, will begin at 7 p.m. The program will duplicate the ceremony held 100 years ago.
Also, the 27th annual Pioneer Day Breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. at Bowmans Market, 326 N. Main. All proceeds benefit the Kaysville Recreation Department. The menu includes: pancakes, eggs, ham, fruit and juice. Cost is $3 for children, $5 for adults or $20 for a family (up to 6 people).