Razing A Relic

Pickens’ historic Bradley-Boggs House demolished

Well, the Bradley-Boggs House is no more.

One of the city of Pickens’ few remaining relics from its earliest days — a structure whose core actually predated the founding of the town — bit the dust last week.

No approval was needed from the city for demolition of the two-story white-columned house that stood on Main Street at the head of Garvin Street for more than a century.

A county permit was all that was required to consign the locally fabled landmark to the ash heap of history.

“Although we are all aware and very much recognize the historical meaning of it, it’s a privately owned residence, and our hands are kind of tied with what we can and can’t do,” city

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