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$154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings

 154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
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Broughton Hospital Avery Building in Morganton NC Buit 1877-1886
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Broughton Hospital Avery Building in Morganton NC
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Broughton Hospital 1914 Painting by Harper Bond in the Avery Building
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Stairway of Avery Building at Broughton Hospital
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Broughton Hospital Avery Building in Morganton NC Buit 1877-1886
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Seal of NC in the Avery Building at Broughton Mental Hospital
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Morrison, Hoey, and McCampbell building sit where the new Broughton Hospital will be built.
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The new parking lot will be in the foreground of his image
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Site for New Broughton Hospital
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Morrison Building of Broughton Hospital scheduled for demolition
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McCampbell Building at Broughton Hospital waiting for Demolition
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Hoey Building scheduled for demolition to make room for new Broughton Hospital
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Passage way from McCampbell Building to the Hoey Building
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Passage way between McCampbell Building and Hoey
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This apartment building wasa residence for staff at Broughton Hospital
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Work Activity Center Building will be torn down to make room for new Broughton Hospital
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Patients view from Broughton Hospital
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This was where the professional staff lived at Broughton Hospital
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Inside the Hoey Building at Broughton Hospital
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Broughton Hospital Power Plant or steam plant
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Broughton Hospital Power Plant or steam plant
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Broughton Hospital steam tunnel delivering steam and hot water to buildings on campus
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Doug Pollard steam plant operator at Broughton Hospital Steam Plant
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Brought Hospital Cemetery
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Broughton Hospital grounds and landscape
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings
  •  154 Million Broughton Hospital Plan will Replace Historic Buildings

24 Historic buildings will be demolished to make room for a new 430,000 square foot Broughton Hospital mental health facility. The McCampbell, Morrison and Hoey buildings were built in 1924.

Broughton Hospital has been a psychiatric hospital in Morganton NC for 134 years. Built from 1877 to 1886 and Dr. Pepper, a physician was admitted as the first patient in 1883. Five to six generations of Morganton, NC residents have worked at Broughton Hospital, all with stories and memories. Some of the stories are their own personal experience, some were told by a parent, grandparent, co worker or neighbor. The destruction of the well constructed and designed Broughton buildings is like seeing the home you grew up in or the school you attended being destroyed. Morganton residents have a facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-Broughton-Hospital/118989834806515 to try to save the old buildings.
The old buildings were built before air conditioning, ceiling had to be modified later to run AC.
The NC Department of Health and Human Services hired Freelon Design and Technology as the architectural firm for the new hospital design . The details and design may be seen at http://www.freelon.com/portfolio/169.
Questions remain as to what will happen to the steam plant after the new building is completed and without the steam plant how will the 500,000 Sq Ft Avery building built 134 years ago be heated?

The steam plant or old power plant runs three shifts and employees eleven workers.

Will and can the State of NC heat a 500,000 Sq. Ft vacant building? Will the people of Morganton and NC find a use to justify saving this historic building?

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