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Morganton in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Boughton Hospital

 
 
Boughton Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Boughton Hospital Marker
Inscription. State hospital for care of mentally ill; opened 1883. Named in 1959 for J. Melville Broughton, governor, 1941-1945.
 
Erected 1989 by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-39.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 43.937′ N, 81° 40.326′ W. Marker was in Morganton, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker was on South Sterling (State Highway 18) near Hilton Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Morganton NC 28655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. N.C. School for the Deaf (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Our Confederate Soldiers (approx. 1.3 miles away); Burke Courthouse (approx. 1.3 miles away); Morganton (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tod R. Caldwell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Camp Vance (approx. 2.1 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganton.
 
Also see . . .
1. NC Markers page - with image of marker in-place. (Submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
2. June 2009 photo of the marker. (Submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
image from NC Markers site image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2016
2. image from NC Markers site

 
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vicinity of missing Boughton Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
3. vicinity of missing Boughton Hospital Marker
At Hilton St. looking south down Sterling St.
vicinity of missing Boughton Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
4. vicinity of missing Boughton Hospital Marker
At Security Pl looking north up Sterling St
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 14, 2016.   2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
 
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