Category: LDS Temples

Columns about LDS Temples

Bern, Switzerland, Temple

Announcement:  1 July 1952
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication:  5 August 1953 by David O. McKay
Public Open House:  9–10 September 1955
Dedication:  11–15 September 1955 by David O. McKay
Public Open House:  8–17 October 1992
Rededication:  23–25 October 1992 by Gordon B. Hinckley

Mesa, Arizona, United States Temple

Announcement:  3 October 1919
Site Dedication:  28 November 1921 by Heber J. Grant
Groundbreaking:  25 April 1922 by Heber J. Grant
Public Open House:  Tours offered during the last two years of construction
Dedication:  23–26 October 1927 by Heber J. Grant
Public Open House:  19 March–3 April 1975
Rededication:  15–16 April 1975 by Spencer W. Kimball

Cardston, Alberta, Canada Temple

Announcement:  27 June 1913
Site Dedication:  27 July 1913 by Joseph F. Smith
Groundbreaking:  9 November 1913 by Daniel Kent Greene
Public Open House:  Tours offered during the final years of construction (1920–1923)
Dedication:  26–29 August 1923 by Heber J. Grant
Rededication:  2 July 1962 by Hugh B. Brown (addition only)
Public Open House:  6–15 June 1991
Rededication:  22–24 June 1991 by Gordon B. Hinckley