Colorized Postcards


Johnston County Courthouse built in 1843 - demolished for replacement

Johnston County Courthouse built in 1921 - and still in service


Bank of Smithfield built in 1913, later enlarged as home of First Citizens Bank

Centenary United Methodist Church, Smithfield - built in 1914

Smithfield School built in 1922 - destroyed by fire in 1976

Johnston County Hospital built in 1930 - Department of Social Services today

Main Street, Benson, c. 1910 - view looking east from railroad tracks

Original Selma Union Station - replaced by present-day structure in 1924

Typical warehouse scene on the Smithfield Tobacco Market, c. 1930

Holt Lake recreation complex as it appeared in the 1950s

Here's a link to the University of North Carolina's postcard collection