Pioneer Tabernacle ~ 265
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N 41° 13.681 W 111° 58.230
12T E 418660 N 4564523
The Tabernacle at Ogden was used for large church gatherings for many years.
Waymark Code: WMB1PA
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 03/24/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 265
Erected 1961
Pioneer Tabernacle
In 1855-56 people of Ogden area started construction of this tabernacle, under direction of Stake President Lorin Farr. About fifty families donated labor, materials, etc. Wm. Nicol Fife, architect and builder and Walter Thompson were sent from Salt Lake City by Brigham Young to take charge of the erection. Foundation was rock, walls adobe, two feet thick, and interior finished with red pine from Strong's Canyon, floated down Ogden River and sawed at Farr's Mill. Roof arches were fastened with wooden pegs. Dedicated October 10, 1869 and remodeled in 1896 at a cost of $15,000. It was used until 1956 for Stake Conferences.
Weber County, Utah
Marker Name: Pioneer Tabernacle

Marker Number: 265

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