Center for Latter-day Saint Arts

On This Day...

A DAILY FACTOID OF OUR ART HISTORY

June 20

President Heber J Grant dedicated the Angel Moroni Statue atop the Hill Cumorah today in 1935. The statue stands just outside of Palmyra, New York on top of a 25-foot slab of granite, and the bronze figure of Moroni stands at ten feet tall, holding a replica of the golden plates.

Glen Nelson