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Far West | 17 April 2018

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“Let the city, Far West, be a holy and consecrated land unto me; and it shall be called most holy, for the ground upon which thou standest is holy. Therefore, I command you to build a house unto me, for the gathering together of my saints, that they may worship me.” —Doctrine & Covenants 115:7-8

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“There were to have been temples at Independence, at Far West, and on Spring Hill at Adam-ondi-Ahman, but those temples were never built. When the Saints trickled into the Salt Lake Valley, all they owned, or could hope to get, was carried in a wagon, or they must make it themselves. They marked off the temple site before even the rudest log home was built.” Boyd K. Packer

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This Day in LDS History

1836: Mary Duty Smith, the 93-year-old maternal grandmother of Joseph Smith, arrives in Kirtland as one of the oldest people to make the move from New York.
1839: Brigham Young, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, decides that the Twelve would return to Far West, Missouri, to fulfill the Lord’s commandment for the Twelve to leave on their mission to Great Britain from the temple site at Far West.
1969: The Church announces the construction of the new 28 story Church Office Building in Salt Lake City.
1998: Ground is broken for the Anchorage Alaska Temple.

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