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Draper Utah Temple


Draper Utah Temple

Announced: A third temple to be built in Salt Lake Valley announced Oct. 2, 2004; city announced Nov. 21, 2004.

Location: 14065 Canyon Vista Lane, Draper, Utah 84020.

Site: Approximately 12 acres, including adjacent meetinghouse.

Exterior finish: Temple white granite from China.

Temple design: Center spire.

Architect: FFKR Architects.

Project manager: Evan Nelson.

Contractor: Okland Construction.

Rooms: Baptistry, celestial room, two sets of two ordinance rooms, five sealing rooms.

Total floor area: 58,300 square feet.

District: More than 60,000 members of the 25 stakes in the Draper area.

Groundbreaking, site dedication: Aug. 5, 2006, by President Gordon B. Hinckley, with his counselors President Thomas S. Monson and President James E. Faust.

Dedication: March 20-22, 2009, by President Thomas S. Monson; 12 sessions.

Dedicatory prayer excerpt: We are grateful for the completion of this, Thy Holy House. We pray that Thou wilt bless those faithful members here and throughout the world who have contributed their tithes which have made possible this magnificent edifice for Thy name's honor and glory and for the blessing of all who enter herein.

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