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The Pickens County Courthouse is a historic public building in Carrollton, Alabama. It was built in 1877 in the Italianate style of architecture. What stands today is the third courthouse for the County of Pickens after the first two were burned down.

The first Pickens County Courthouse was burned down by Union troops. The second one bore more stories and legends, making the third and current one more interesting. It is said that the second courthouse was intentionally burned down for some reason. And since the second courthouse was the pride and joy of the locals, after having it built during the time when the whole country was picking up the pieces of what was left after the Civil War, seeing it get destroyed was heartbreaking. The accused arsonist was lynched in 1878, and it is said that the man haunts the current courthouse, making it popular.

In any case, the Pickens County Courthouse has proven itself significant by landing spots on the National Historic Registry and the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage.
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