16 Things You Never Knew About LDS Temples

by | Mar. 04, 2015

Mormon Life

With over 143 operating LDS temples around the world, there are bound to be some stories and facts you haven't heard before. Our first article in this series covered 20 interesting things about temples, and here we present 16 additional little-known facts about LDS temples.

1. The tallest temple is the Washington D.C. Temple with a 288-foot spire.

2. There were 34 temple dedications in 2000, the most in any single year.

3. The current Nauvoo Illinois temple was dedicated on the 158th anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith.

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