There are lots of obscure, or forgotten tidbits in LDS Church history and policy. Here’s just a sampling of 8 things you probably didn’t know, gathered from a variety of sources:
1. The Church Office Building in Salt Lake City was originally envisioned to be 38 floors, to commemorate the 38 years of Joseph Smith’s life. (Smith was the Church’s first prophet.)
Of course, the 38 floors didn’t take off, or the structure would have been more than 500 feet high vs. today’s 420-foot-tall height.