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The towers of the St. George Temple / A. Jonathan Vance, 1998 July 24

Identifier: FA 2 Item
Report by Brigham Young University folklore student A. Jonathan Vance, who heard this story from his friend, Jeremy Whittaker. In the story Brigham Young intends the St. George Temple to have only one tower. During its construction he dies, and the builders put on a second tower, but shortly thereafter it is struck by lightning, so only one tower remains.


  • Other: 1998 July 24

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Collection of supernatural religious legends must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 p.

General note

Informant was male.
General note Creator's sex is unknown.
General note Collector was male.
General note Collector was informant's friend.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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