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Washington D.C. Temple

Washington D.C. Temple

9900 Stoneybrook Drive
Kensington, Maryland

Plans to construct the temple were announced November 15, 1968, Church leaders broke ground December 7, 1968, and Spencer W. Kimball, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1973 to 1985, dedicated the Washington D.C. Temple November 19, 1974. The temple serves Latter-day Saints in Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.


The 160,000-square-foot temple’s exterior is Alabama white marble.

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

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Washington D.C. Temple


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