Hartford Connecticut Temple
Following is a collection of news items that have been appeared on the News page for the Hartford Connecticut Temple. To share your latest news for the temple, please send an e-mail.
February 26, 2014
Pouring Slab Foundation for the Hartford Connecticut TempleDespite temperatures in the upper teens, concrete pumps and mixers have arrived to pour the slab foundation for the Hartford Connecticut Temple. A handful of trucks are working round-robin fashion to deliver 800-900 cubic yards of concrete from nearby Farmington Ready-Mix Concrete.
February 19, 2014
Preparing to Pour Font Slab for Hartford Connecticut TempleAt the Hartford Connecticut Temple site, construction workers are carrying heavy rods of rebar to the excavation area where a 4-foot thick mat-slab foundation will be poured for the floor of the baptistry. If weather permits, the pour could take place as early as next Tuesday.
January 9, 2014
Excavation Advancing at Hartford Connecticut Temple SiteAt the Hartford Connecticut Temple site, excavation work has begun with the deepest area being for the future baptismal font. Severe winter weather is currently arresting the New England region, which slows construction progress.
October 28, 2013
Site Clearing Progress for Hartford Connecticut TempleLaborers have been hard at work at the Hartford Connecticut Temple site, preparing the ground for grading and excavation. The efforts have included razing residences and an office building and clearing vegetation. The footprint of the temple is marked by white stakes.
October 3, 2013
Preparing the Ground in Hartford for ConstructionStanding among the beautiful New England fall trees at the Hartford Connecticut Temple site, construction machinery is arriving to begin preparation of the land. President Thomas S. Monson presided at the temple groundbreaking on August 17, just days before his 86th birthday.
August 17, 2013
President Monson Breaks Ground for Hartford Temple"Today is a special and sacred day as we bring to fruition the hopes and dreams of the Church members here and break ground for the Hartford Connecticut Temple," said President Monson on Saturday at the groundbreaking ceremony for Connecticut's first temple.
July 30, 2013
Demolition Proceeding at the Hartford Temple SiteAt the site of the Hartford Connecticut Temple, demolition crews are razing the existing structures—including an office building and residences—to make way for the beautiful temple complex. Ground will be formally broken for the edifice in two and a half weeks on Saturday, August 17.
July 12, 2013
Groundbreaking Scheduled for Hartford Connecticut TempleOn Saturday, August 17, at 11:00 a.m., ground will be formally broken for the Hartford Connecticut Temple. All are invited to participate in the historic event via satellite broadcast to local chapels. Due to limited parking, attendnace at the temple site is by invitation only.
June 5, 2013
Construction of Hartford Temple Expected to Begin this SummerDemolition of the existing building at the Hartford Connecticut Temple site is anticipated to begin sometime after the end of June when a business operating there will have relocated. The building formerly served as the Whitman Restaurant. A date for the groundbreaking has not been announced.
June 20, 2012
Plan and Zoning Commission OKs Hartford Temple PlansOn Tuesday, the Town Plan and Zoning Commission resumed a public hearing to receive input on the Hartford Connecticut Temple project. After taking comments, including concerns about increased traffic on Route 4, the commissioners unanimously approved the request.
"As a result of the sacred ordinances performed in the holy house of God, no light need be permanently extinguished, no voice permanently stilled, no place in our heart permanently left vacant."
—Thomas S. Monson
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