History and Growth of the Church under Wilford Woodruff

History and Growth of the Church under Wilford Woodruff

Another temple was completed during Wilford Woodruff’s years as the prophet. The Manti Temple was dedicated in 1888 and brought even more of the Saints the blessings that can only be obtained in a temple of the Lord. However, the completion of the Salt Lake...
History and Growth of the Church under John Taylor

History and Growth of the Church under John Taylor

In 1880, the Saints held a celebration to commemorate the thirty-third anniversary of the first Saints’ arrival in the Salt Lake Valley. President John Taylor said at this event: “There are events in the future, and not very far ahead, that will require...
The Mormon Reformation

The Mormon Reformation

After the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had been in the Salt Lake Valley about ten years, many other people were also beginning to travel and settle in the West. Development and progress swept through the Utah Territory and the Saints...
Development of the Utah Economy

Development of the Utah Economy

As the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or the Mormons, struggled to gain a foothold in their new home of the Utah Territory, it was essential that they find a way to thrive, not just to survive. Brigham Young pointed out to the Saints that...
The Development of Salt Lake City

The Development of Salt Lake City

The Saints finally arrived in the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. After the Saints arrived they explored the valley to the north and south to determine where the best place was to begin building their city. The first site designated for a building was for the Salt...
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