Kirtland Temple double exposure   Save
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Description: Photograph showing a double exposure of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, ca. 1939. Joseph Smith Jr., author of the Book of Mormon, directed its construction after reporting having a revelation in 1831. Berea sandstone used was quarried from the base of Gildersleeve Mountain. Mixing Federal, Greek Revival and Gothic Revival architectural styles, it was dedicated on March 27, 1836. This temple is the first structure of its kind built by the Latter Day Saints. According to Leonard Arrington's economic history of the Latter Day Saint movement, Great Basin Kingdom, the completed temple cost $40,000. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B15F04_001_007_001
Subjects: Mormon Church; Mormon temples; Religion in Ohio; Churches--Ohio
Places: Kirtland (Ohio); Lake County (Ohio)