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Cherry Hospital

aka Asylum for Colored Insane

Goldsboro, North Carolina

Established 1880, still in use

"Established in 1880 as an Asylum for Colored Insane, the hospital served the entire Black population on the State for its first 85 years. In 1961, the name was changed to Cherry Hospital in honor of Governor Gregg Cherry. In 1965, it desegregated."

from the North Carolina Division of Mental Health. No photos available.