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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ historic sites returning to normal operations

Mar 1, 2022, 2:41 PM
The Brigham Young Winter Home in St. George, Utah. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
The Brigham Young Winter Home in St. George, Utah. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

SALT LAKE CITY — All historic sites of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are returning to normal operations.

Church officials made the announcement Tuesday afternoon. Among the sites returning to normal operations are five in Utah: the Beehive House, in Salt Lake City; Cove Fort, in central Utah; and the Brigham Young Winter Home, St. George Tabernacle and Hamblin Home in southern Utah.

The Church also operates historic sites in New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and Wyoming.

Among other Church functions that have begun or completed phases of reopening include Deseret Industry stores, which are open and patrons can make unscheduled donations; the Family History Library, which has expanded its days of operation; and Church distribution retail stores and Deseret Book locations, which are following local government and health official guidelines.

Youth camps, conferences and treks, and pageants remain postponed or closed to the public. The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square is gradually returning to its schedule of rehearsals and broadcasts with a COVID-19 protocol plan in place, but audiences are not invited to join them at this time.

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