Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Brigham City Tabernacle

Dedicated in 1890, completely burned in 1896 (except for the walls), and rebuilt by 1897, the Brigham City Tabernacle is an incredible example of pioneer architecture. Sixteen spires frame the main tower. This building was also the first LDS tabernacle to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places, in 1971.

While I did take some interior pictures, they didn't turn out very well. Many others have been able to photograph the interior, though:
(Photograph by J. Steven Conn; Image Source)

The Tabernacle is also open for tours during the summer. Patrons can walk around the interior and watch a short film on the history of the tabernacle. The building is still used for local stake conferences and firesides, as well as other community events--in short, it still serves in its traditional role as a community and Church tabernacle.

2 comments:

  1. The Brigham City Tabernacle was completely restored in 1984-85, with Cooper/Roberts Architects in Salt Lake City performing the design for the restoration.

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