Historic Beth Salem House demolition moves forward in East Manatee to make room for new RaceTrac

EAST MANATEE — The historic Beth Salem House at 3004 53rd Ave. E. underwent site preparation for demolition Tuesday to make way for a new RaceTrac service station.

According to Stine Construction superintendent Larry Barker, the property has already undergone a zoning inspection and workers are expected to begin removing some exterior infrastructure, such as the asphalt driveway, as early as Wednesday. The actual house could be knocked down as early as June 30.

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