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Pickens County's Sesquicentennial: Celebrating 150 Years


Pickens County's official Sesquicentennial logo/seal
designed by Isabel Wallace and Haiden Ferreira,
students at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center




A special free printed issue of The Christian View magazine celebrating Pickens County's 150th anniversary and sharing memories and photos from Pickens County's 1968 Centennial Celebration was available in late 2018
at locations across Pickens County and also in Greenville County and Anderson County, including the advertising sponsors (see inside this edition) and also the Pickens County Museum and Brock's Department Store and Hiott Printing.

To view this special issue free online, click on the link below. (This is the special Sesquicentennial issue as created by The Christian View magazine and e-mailed to the printers for printing.)

Click on this link:
   THE_CHRISTIAN_VIEW_SESQUICENTENNIAL_SPECIAL_ISSUE.pdf
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In addition, click on the links below to view 1,212 Sesquicentennial events photos taken by Karen Brewer, Publisher of The Christian View magazine:

Click here to view 176 photos of the Monday, October 1, 2018 excavation of the 1968 time capsule from the front lawn of the Pickens County Courthouse in Pickens.

Click here to view 100 photos of the Tuesday, October 2, 2018 preparation of the 1968 time capsule inside the basement of the Pickens County Courthouse: getting the time capsule out of concrete and tar.

Click here to view 184 photos of the Friday, October 5, 2018 official unveiling ceremony of the 1968 time capsule at the Pickens County Courthouse.

Click here to view 250 photos from the Saturday, October 6, 2018 Blue Ribbon Birthday Bash at the J.B. 'Red' Owens Recreation Complex in Easley.

Click here to view 28 photos of the 1968 Time Capsule Exhibit at the Pickens County Museum in November, 2018.

Click here to view 63 photos of the Time Capsule Exhibit Ceremony, held at the Pickens County Museum in Pickens on November 15, 2018, with Mayors from Pickens County reading letters, or other items from their communities, which were placed in the 1968 time capsule.

Click here to view 75 photos of the sealing of the 2018 Time Capsule at the Pickens County Museum on December 14, 2018.

Click here to view 236 photos of the Sunday, December 16, 2018 Pickens Sesquicentennial Christmas Parade.

Click here to view 100 photos of the Sunday, December 16, 2018 burial of the 2018 time capsule at the Pickens County Courthouse.


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Click here to view 75 photos of the sealing of the 2018 Time Capsule at the Pickens County Museum.


Click here to view 75 photos of the sealing of the 2018 Time Capsule at the Pickens County Museum.



Click here to view 236 photos of the December 16 Pickens Sesquicentennial Christmas Parade.


Pictured with Santa Claus on the steps of the Pickens County Courthouse on December 16, 2018, following the Pickens Sesquicentennial Christmas Parade - Front Row: Louise Hope, Chief Geocacher for the Pickens County Historical Society;  Ellen Evans; Jenny Owens; Pickens Mayor David Owens; Pickens County Council Chair Roy Costner; Mildred Brewer, Chief Archivist for the Pickens County Historical Society; Back Row: Fletcher Perry, Pickens City Council; Chris Bowers, Pickens County Council; Wes Hendricks, Pickens County Council; Wayne Kelley, Senior Vice President of the Pickens County Historical Society; Chris Carroll, Liberty City Council. All are dressed in 1860's attire, with the exception of Evans, who is dressed in 1960's attire. Brewer is wearing a dress that her mother made and wore in 1968 for the Pickens County Centennial Celebration, at which time citizens wore 1860's type attire. She is holding a photograph of her parents and sisters dressed for the Centennial in 1968.

Click here to view 236 photos of the December 16 Pickens Sesquicentennial Christmas Parade.




Click here to view 100 photos of the December 16 burial of the 2018 time capsule to be opened in 2068.



Click here to view 100 photos of the December 16 burial of the 2018 time capsule to be opened in 2068.


Click here to view 100 photos of the December 16 burial of the 2018 time capsule to be opened in 2068.




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