October 6, 2016
Harper’s Weekly, The Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, 1858, wood engraving, 5 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art.
On this date in 1867, construction on the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City was finished. The Tabernacle is an iconic place for Salt Lake City and has been in use since 1867, save for two years between 2005-2007 for seismic reinforcements.