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Restoration begins at Imcheonggak, home of prominent independence activist

Restoration begins at Imcheonggak, home of prominent independence activist


now on a different note this year marks
the 100th anniversary of the March first independence movement and the
establishment of the Korean provisional government in 1919 and to commemorate
the anniversary some historically meaningful places are to be restored one
such place is the home of the renowned independence activist a Samuel Eamon’s
reports the traditional Hanukkah houses of intone back in and on Townsend bhakta
province were once the home of independence activist youngnam Lee
served as the first premier of the Korean provisional government and was
one of the founders of a tional military school or the military school of the new
rising which raised an army of independence fighters built in 1519 in
some duck served as a cradle of Korea’s independence movement during the
Japanese occupation and is designated as a national cultural heritage site he
established a military school of the new rising and raised some 3,500
independence fighters eleven people from his family have been distinguished as
independence activists in cheongha used to have ninety-nine rooms but now only
about half remain many of the rooms were destroyed when japan built a railway
through part of the property after some 70 years the government has
decided to restore in chunka the railways will be removed and some of the
rooms will be restored once the railroad is relocated and restoration is done it
will become a meaningful and educational place to teach patriotism the government
will spend about 25 million u.s. dollars for the restoration which will be
completed by 2025 Imazon arirang news


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