10 Staggering Photos Of An Abandoned School Hiding In North Carolina

This school opened its doors in 1909 as Stonewall Jackson Manual Training and Industrial School and served as a home for troubled youth. While the crimes and troubles committed by the boys here were usually petty or involved minor brushes with the law, the boys lived a less than stellar, sometimes terrifying life for offenses that today would receive just a slap on the wrist.

The Story of Stonewall Jackson Training School is a heartbreaking one, and one that many of us know in parts but not in full. Today, the school is badly dilapidated and explorers are encouraged to use caution and follow the law.

Do you have any personal stories in regards to this school?

For another North Carolina place that houses some truly strange stories, yet is still standing, read about this asylum in Morganton.