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Mormon Temple
Title : Mormon Temple Mormon Temple
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Creator : Moore, Brian, photographer
Date of creation : 2005
Format : Photograph
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Description :
The first Mormon in South Australia was William Barratt, who arrived with his family from Staffordshire in 1840 at the age of 17. A small community of Latter-Day Saints formed in Adelaide, and in 1922 completed the building of a chapel in Wright Street. In 1977 a larger church complex was built at Modbury. This, in turn, was superseded by a complex at Marden, opened in 2000. Designed in the United States, the award-winning building was built by Baulderstone Hornibrook at a cost of $10 million. The building is able to accommodate 10,000 worshippers.
Related names :

Barratt, William

Baulderstone Hornibrook (Firm)

Coverage year : 2005
Place : Marden (S. Aust.)
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :
Goers, Peter. 'Sinner in the house of latter saints,' Sunday mail, 11 June 2000, p. 41
Holmes, Rebecca. 'Angel statue tops temple', Advertiser, 17 April 2000, p. 24
McGuire, Shane. '$9m temple the best yet,' Sunday mail, 27 February 2000, p. 31



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