The Palmyra Temple : A Significant Link to LDS Church History
Baugh, Alexander L.,Hedges, Andrew H.
Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History : New York-Pennsylvania
Department of Church History and Doctrine, BYU
This chapter presents the significance of the building of the Palmyra Temple. The author outlines the importance of Palmyra to the restoration of the Church, the efforts of the Church to reacquire historical properties in the area, and the prejudices overcome by the Church. The author presents the building of a temple in the birthplace of the Church as a symbolic return, bringing the history of the Church full circle.