10/07/08 63 W - + 11 - 10 Cherry Hospital

The mental health facility in Goldsboro had a fire department at one time. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps from 1924 indicate an "organized fire department of 9 employees" with "3 hose reels  carrying 600 feet of 2 1/2-inch hose and 800 feet of 2-inch hose." The facility at the time was called the State Hospital for the Colored Insane. Read about its history.

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