Brigham City expecting thousands for LDS temple groundbreaking

by | Jul. 21, 2010

News from Utah

Brigham City is bracing for an influx of visitors next weekend during the groundbreaking for the LDS temple to be built there.

Jim Buchanan, director of emergency services for the city, tells the Standard-Examiner that within 12 hours of the official announcement of the groundbreaking, hotels were booked full in Brigham City.

City officials are expecting anywhere from 10,000 to 30,000 visitors for the event that begins at 9 a.m. on July 31. It will include up to 2,000 invited guests. The public is invited to attend. The groundbreaking also will be broadcast by satellite to LDS stake centers throughout the temple district.

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