First Mormon Temple in the United States in Kirtland, Ohio   Save
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Description: Dedicated on March 27, 1836, Kirtland Temple became the first structure of its kind to be built by the Latter Day Saints movement. It was 15,000 square feet in size. According to Truman Cole, a minister in the 1830s the building was originally blueish-gray with a red roof and olive green doors. The style of the building is Gothic, Federal and the architect was Joseph Smith, Et al. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 4, 1969. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B15F01_045
Subjects: Illustrations; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormon Church; Kirtland (Ohio)--Church history; Ohio--History--Pictorial works;
Places: Kirtland (Ohio); Lake County (Ohio)