Plans revealed for Mormon temple coming to Henrico

A display showcasing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint’s newest temple slated for Henrico County. (Photos by J. Elias O’Neal)

GLEN ALLEN, Va. — Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints got their first glimpse of a planned 11-acre temple complex – the church’s first in Virginia – that’s set to rise in Henrico County.

Hundreds gathered Wednesday evening for a chance to review plans for the proposed temple, which would rise at 10915 Staples Mill Road and include a two-story, 36,200-square-foot temple and an adjacent 16,200-square-foot meeting house.

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