Wrightsville Fire Memorial Plaque

Memorial plaque listing the names of the twenty-one African-American boys who died in a fire at the 1959 Negro Boys Industrial School. Although a total of twenty-one boys died in the fire, the fourteen whose bodies could not be identified were buried in unmarked graves at Haven of Rest Cemetery; April 21, 2018.

Wrightsville Fire Memorial Plaque

Photo by Mike Keckhaver