|Orlando Florida Temple|
|Dedicated||October 9, 1994 by |
Howard W. Hunter
|Site||13 acres (5.3 hectares)|
|Floor area||70,000 sq ft (6,500 m2)|
|Height||165 ft (50 m)|
|Preceded by||San Diego California Temple|
|Followed by||Bountiful Utah Temple|
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The Orlando Florida Temple is the 48th constructed and 46th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Located near Windermere, Florida, it was built with a modern single-spire design. It is the second largest LDS temple in the Eastern United States, after the Washington D.C. Temple.
The LDS temple in Orlando, Florida was announced on April 6, 1991 with a groundbreaking on June 20, 1992. The temple was dedicated on October 9, 1994 by LDS Church president Howard W. Hunter. The temple was built on a 13-acre (53,000 m2) plot, has 4 ordinance rooms and 5 sealing rooms, and has a total floor area of 70,000 square feet (6,500 m2). Orlando is one of two temples dedicated by Hunter, the other is the Bountiful Utah Temple.
- Comparison of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Florida
- "Ground Broken for Orlando Florida Temple", Church News, Utah. Retrieved on 10 August 2019.
- Davis, James D. "The Look of Mormon: Religious group multiplies -- and diversifies", Daytona Beach News Journal, Florida, 7 July 2012. Retrieved on 10 August 2019.
- Nolin, Robert. "New Mormon temple soars above Davie pastures", South Florida Sun Sentinel, Florida, 1 July 2015. Retrieved on 10 August 2019.
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