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Oakland California Temple

Oakland California Temple

4770 Lincoln Avenue
Oakland, California

Church leaders broke ground May 26, 1962 and David O. McKay, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1951 to 1970, dedicated the Oakland California Temple November 17, 1964. The temple serves Latter-day Saints in northern California.

The 95,000-square-foot temple’s exterior is reinforced concrete faced with Sierra white granite from Raymond, California.

Currently, there are more than 30 temples in various stages of construction or have been announced throughout the world.

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Oakland California Temple


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