Thai Buddhist Temple Opens in Washington State

June 28, 1999

Source: The Seattle Times

On June 28, 1999, The Seattle Times reported that the Thai Buddhist Temple opened near Auburn, WA. The 24,000-square-foot facility is the largest Buddhist temple on the Pacific coast and will serve Buddhists from Portland, OR to Vancouver, British Columbia. The temple cost $2.7 million and includes classrooms and housing for five monks.