Brigham Young University remembers the Provo Tabernacle

Last Saturday ground was broken for the Provo City Center Temple. The Provo City Center Temple will be built from the ruins of the Provo Tabernacle. Brigham Young University had a long association with the Provo Tabernacle. The following images from the early twentieth century are illustrative of the important role that the Provo Tabernacle played for many Brigham Young University community members.

The first BYU graduation after Brigham Young Academy became Brigham Young University was held May 26, 1904, at the Provo Tabernacle.

Inauguration ceremonies for President Franklin S. Harris were held in the Provo Tabernacle.

Provo Tabernacle, ca. 1930

Commencement exercises at the Provo Tabernacle, 1934

BYU Orchestra performs at the Provo Tabernacle, 1938

If you have any questions about these images, please contact the University Archivist at (801) 422-5821 or gordon_daines@byu.edu.

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