The Christian View magazine is making this past print issue, celebrating Pickens County’s 150th anniversary as a county, available to read in digital format. This issue was printed in 2018 as a special supplement to The Christian View magazine’s weekly online magazine at that time. When this issue was printed, an additional 1,200 photographs byThe Christian View magazine from Pickens County’s Sesquicentennial events in 2018 were published in The Christian View magazine’s online magazine. 

Click on the front cover above to read this 20-page oversized 11″x15″ issue celebrating Pickens County’s Sesquicentennial events, including The Christian View magazine’s photographs from the excavation of the 1968 time capsule, Pickens County officials getting the 50-year-old capsule out of concrete and tar, the official ceremony for opening the 1968 time capsule, and the Blue Ribbon Birthday Bash and Pickens County’s Got Talent Show.

This issue also shares local citizens’ memories and photographs from Pickens County’s Centennial celebration 50 years earlier, in 1968. Local citizens who shared with The Christian View magazine their memories from the 1968 Centennial celebration include, in alphabetical order: JoAnn Gilstrap Brewer, Glenn Brock, Charles Burkett, Vicki Crawford, Charles Dalton, Davey Hiott, Kay Hiott, Dean Holder, Jerry Hughes, Pat Mulkey, Joe Waldrop, Tommy Webster, and Pat Welborn.