Kanesville Tabernacle

Valley View Trail


In front of the reconstructed Kanesville Tabernacle are statues of Willard Richard, Brigham Young and Heber Kimball, the early leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Visit this reconstruction of the 1847 Kanesville Tabernacle in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to learn more about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its first president, Brigham Young.


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