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Stained-Glass Windows of the Snowflake Arizona Temple

One of the best things about studying the different temples is that each temple has their own character. Even though there similar layouts in some, or the same architect, each temple has their own uniqueness that is fun to study and learn about. One of the stories of the Snowflake Arizona Temple that is fascinating […]

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Windows of the Mount Timpanogos Temple

One of the most beautiful elements of the Mount Timpanogos Temple are the beautiful windows throughout the whole building. The big main windows of the temple are designed using frosted glass, that is laid horizontally. By using this method it makes the window appear like it is flowing water. They also added chunks of glass […]

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The Miracle of the Stained Glass Windows in the Nauvoo Temple

The stained glass windows for the Nauvoo Temple were quite the project! In an article written on Tom Holdmans web site(the artist of the windows) he went into details about the finished windows of the Nauvoo Temple project almost breaking as they went to move the window at the very end of the process. Here’s […]

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Winter Quarters Temple Windows

Winter Quarters Windows Artist The Windows at the Winter Quarters Temple are eye catching works of art. The time and the effort that went into these beautiful windows is incalculable. These magnificent windows were made for all to remember the sacrifices of our pioneer ancestors. The Winter Quarters Temple windows were done with nods to […]

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Architecture of the Manhattan, New York Temple

Each temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has their own unique craftsmanship, so no two temples are exactly the same. The Manhattan, New York temple is unique because it was built from an existing building and the challenges of being in on a busy, New York street and the lighting of […]

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Uplifting Stories from the Palmyra, Temple

There are many amazing stories of Palmyra Temple. There is an article written for the Department of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University in Provo, Editors Alexander Baugh and Andrew Hedges compiled some pretty amazing miracles that happened during the Palmyra Temple building and dedication. These is something so special about the Palmyra […]

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Palmyra, New York Temple Windows are pretty spectacular

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints announced the Palmyra, New York temple would be built in February 1999. When this announcement was made, the members knew this was going to be different than any other temple. The Palmyra Temple is built on the old Smith farm, where the first prophet, Joseph Smith grew […]

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