- View, Broughton Hospital (Western North Carolina Insane Asylum, later State Hospital), Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina
Colonial revival (Architecture)
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- 2 x 2 in.
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- Preservation North Carolina
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Building: Broughton State Hospital -- Western North Carolina Insane Asylum (Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina)
- Sloan, Samuel, 1815-1884 more info on Sloan, Samuel, 1815-1884
- Bauer, Gustavus Adolphus, 1858-1898 more info on Bauer, Gustavus Adolphus, 1858-1898
- Walker, James, 1827-1901 more info on Walker, James, 1827-1901
- North Carolina
- Architectural note:
- The hospital underwent additions and renovations in 1886 and in the twentieth century, in response to modern ideas on treating mental illness.
- Historical note:
- The hospital was authorized by state legislature to relieve the existing insane asylum, and was designed under the influence of Thomas Kirkland, hospital planner. The hospital opened in 1883 and was renamed in 1959 for former governor Melville Broughton. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Mental health facilities
National Register of Historic Places