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What is the Granite Mountain Records Vault?

About 25 miles from downtown Salt Lake City, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints constructed this mountainside vault to store the master copies of the church's extensive genealogical records. The Family History Library has the records on microfilm, but the originals are stored in the Granite Mountain Records Vault to increase the likelihood of their survival in the event of a natural disaster or other calamity.

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