Provo’s Two Temples
Richard O. Cowan and Justin R. Bray
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Chapter 1: Beginnings
PART 1: A TEMPLE ON THE HILL
Chapter 2: The Long-Anticipated Announcement
Chapter 3: Planning the New Temple
Chapter 4: Construction
Chapter 5: Dedication
Chapter 6: Launching the New Temple
Chapter 7: Temple in Operation
PART 2: A TEMPLE IN THE CENTER OF THE CITY
Chapter 8: The Provo Tabernacle
Chapter 9: Fire
Chapter 10: From Tabernacle to Temple
Chapter 11: Title to come
Appendix A: Milestones
Appendix B: President Joseph Fielding Smith’s Address at Provo Temple Dedication
Appendix C: Dedication Prayer of Provo Temple
Appendix D: Temple Leaders Including Presidents’ Counselors and Matrons’ Assistants
Appendix E: Temple Presidents’ Biographies
Appendix F: Provo City Center Temple Groundbreaking Prayer
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