1367th stake of the LDS Church was created on 17 Oct 1982 / Charles Winston Dahlquist II as the first stake president. He is a lawyer with the law firm of Kirton and McConkie specializing in medical malpractice defense and risk managagement law. Brother Dahlquist would later serve as president of the LDS Germany Hamburg Mission and then as the 20th General Young Men's President for the LDS Church (2004-2009). In 2009 he became president of the Salt Lake Area Council of Boy Scouts of America with which he has been very active.
Ashley Park Chapel - 10312 South Ashley Park Dr (2130 East), Sandy UT
Draper Mormon Temple
Building highlights include interior woodwork from African Makore wood, limestone flooring from France and the exterior white granite from China. The Sego Lilly, state flower of Utah, is a recurring theme throughout, particularly in the art-glass windows.
This temple features the largest sealing room in Utah.
The temple is considered to be a most holy place in the Mormon religion. As such a lot of attention and resources are contributed to its design, construction and interior furnishings. Several sites feature a photo gallery, temple video, dedicatory prayer and articles explain why temples are so important to the Mormon faith.
Utah LDS Adventure Tour
Pageants / Museums / Landmarks
Check out MainTour's listings of super activities that are unique for Mormons and Friends in the Beehive Stake. Great ideas for date-nights / family nights / weekend outtings. Get the latest updates for ongoing special projects of the LDS Church.
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LivingSocial is a deal-of-the-day website that features discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies. They now have more than 70 million members around the world.
Utah Special Events
Sports / Concerts / Theater
Ticket Spot Utah - provides access to a huge online marketplace for tickets. From concerts to sports to theater, the ticket sellers who list inventory on our exchange have the best tickets avialable for almost any special event. Check out the free online calendar for Salt Lake City.
You'll also find deals on a huge variety of other event tickets, from ballet, to stand-up comedy, and everything in between!
Tour Temple Square
Museums / Restaurants / Theater
Walk the peaceful temple grounds and then see some of the newer attractions just next door. The last few years have seen huge expansion of many top quality facilities here.
You are invited to enjoy the beauty and serenity of historic Temple Square. Visitors can take a complimentary Garden Tour of the grounds and buildings, available daily in 40 languages.
50 Best Utah Short Hikes
Outdoorsman Ron Adkison selects his favorite short trips in five major parks: Arches, Bryce, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and Zion.