Discovering Great Mormon Buildings

Paris Tabernacle Exterior

Quite possibly the greatest Tabernacle in the Church, built in one of the most remote locations.

51 S Main St
Paris, ID
Built 1884-1888; Dedicated 1889 by Wilford Woodruff and George Q Cannon
Architect: Joseph Don Carlos Young
Map Location of Building

6 responses

  1. Cynthia L.

    “Joseph Don Carlos Young,” now there’s an olde tyme Mormon name. Charming, as the building.

    November 6, 2011 at 8:25 pm

  2. JDC Young did some really interesting things.

    November 6, 2011 at 9:35 pm

  3. Th.


    Did you make it up to Montpelier too? I have lots of memories from both these tabernacles.

    November 9, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    • Yes, but I haven’t been able to get inside the Montpelier building on the two occasions I was there. Oh, and I also made it to Nounan recently and have pictures I need to send you.

      November 14, 2011 at 6:31 am

  4. Th.


    Sweet. Thanks. I’m excited to see them. I’m impressed you actually made it out there.

    The Montpelier Tabernacle used to have two huge Teicherts in them, but I think they’ve been removed to BYU.

    November 14, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    • It was quite the drive, and more remote than it looked on the map. When I hit the dirt roads, I began to question whether to continue or not…

      November 23, 2011 at 10:21 am

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