Morehead City Hospital

Contributors:
Benton and Benton, architects; Charles C. Benton, Sr., architect; Frank W. Benton, architect
Dates:
1918
Location:
Morehead City, Carteret County
Street Address:
9th St. and Shackleford St., Morehead City, NC
Status:
No longer standing
Type:
Health Care
Note:
The Manufacturers' Record of April 18, 1918, reported that the Morehead City Hospital had plans by Benton and Benton, Wilson for a general hospital building at 9th St. and Shackleford St.; 80 x 80 ft., brick; slate roof; wood floors; cost $15,000; steam heat; $3000; electric lights $1000; electric elevator $1200 bids to be opened April 23 or 24; construction to begin May 1. The hospital was founded by Dr. Ben Royal, who had begun a smaller facility in 1911. The red brick hospital overlooked the water.