A Mormon Image: Nauvoo Temple at First Light

May 24, 2010 | 12 comments


The Nauvoo Temple at about 4:15 in the morning.  I was up watching the equipment for the pageant and saw the Temple at the first early light.

by D. Wenger


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12 Responses to A Mormon Image: Nauvoo Temple at First Light

  1. Joseph Smidt on May 24, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    Very pretty.

  2. Paul on May 24, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    Awesome. Thanks.

  3. Ammon on May 24, 2010 at 4:30 pm

    Inspiring. Makes me wish that we could have beheld the original.

  4. Anita on May 24, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    spectacular. i’d love to see it in person someday.

  5. Alison Moore Smith on May 24, 2010 at 11:30 pm

    Beautiful. Thanks for contributing.

  6. jeans on May 25, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    I now have a new desktop background!

  7. Aiyana on May 25, 2010 at 6:08 pm

    This is truelly beautiful!

  8. Alex on May 26, 2010 at 4:20 am

    @3: Apparently, the original blueprints were used in building this temple, so it wouldn’t have looked to dissimilar as the existing one.

  9. WVS on May 26, 2010 at 11:19 am

    Great photo. Thanks.

  10. Bill Hess on May 26, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    Thank you, Beautiful light, Well done.

    I hope to visit here one day myself.

  11. CRESENTHIA MARCINIAK on May 26, 2010 at 3:44 pm

    i will never forget my first view of this magnificent temple

  12. Jeff on May 27, 2010 at 5:02 pm

    What license is provided for these? That should be indicated in each post. I would encourage contributors to consider licensing under something somewhat free. Creative Commons has good templates.