Chapin Forest Stone Quarry for the Kirtland Temple: Kirtland, Ohio
While building the Kirtland Temple, the Saints used stone from this quarry.
Chapin Forest Preservation Park lies about two miles south of Kirtland, Ohio. In the 1830’s, this was the site of a stone quarry, where members of the Church cut stone for the Kirtland temple. The Prophet Joseph Smith acted as the stone quarry foreman for a time.