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Jeju April 3rd Historic Sites

April 3rd Historic Sites List

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Bihak Hill
West Side

Bihak Hill

On 10 December 1948, 36 people, including villagers of Hakwon-dong and evacuees, were killed at Bihak Hill. On the day, three police officers tied a pregnant woman with rope and hanged her on the t...

Bulkabunnang
East Side

Bulkabunnang

On 21 November 1948, most houses in Seonheul-ri were burnt down during a severe crackdown. At that time, a nettle tree in the village was also burnt. It was thought that the tree was completely bur...

Darangshi Cave
East Side

Darangshi Cave

11 villagers of Hado-ri and Jongdal-ri were hiding in Darangshi Cave and were found in 1948. The army found this cave and urged villagers to come out. Since they did not come out of the cave, the a...

Gonul-dong
Jeju-si

Formal site of Gonul-dong

There were around 70 households in Gonul-dong. On 4 January 1949, soldiers burnt the village to the ground and it was never restored. Soldiers invaded the village without warning, burnt all houses ...

Former Base Camp Site of the Seobuk Youth Association Special Squadron at Seongsan Elementary School
East Side

Former Base Camp Site of the Seobuk Youth Association S...

Around 100 members of the Seobuk Youth Association Special Squadron stayed at the Seongsan Elementary School for three months. Villagers who still remember this place give testimony that they still...

Former Distillery Site
Jeju-si

Former Distillery Site

Oriental Development Company Jeju Distillery was established in 1934 by Japan and it was an important industrial facility before and after the liberation. The warehouse of the distillery was used a...

Former Site of Jocheon School
East Side

Former Site of Jocheon School

Jocheon School was built in March 1946 by local villagers. Most teachers were outstanding individuals who studied abroad, such as Japan, and were connected to the South Korean Labor Party. Most of ...

Gwanduckjeong Pavillion
Jeju-si

Gwanduckjeong Pavillion

Gwandeokjeong Pavilion was built by Pastor Sin Suk-Cheong in the thirtieth year of King Sejong's reign (1448) as a training ground. On 1 March 1947, people joined the ceremony to commemorate t...

Gwaneumsa Temple (Former military camp sites)
Jeju-si

Gwaneumsa Temple

Gwaneumsa Temple was established in 1909 and it was close to Eoseungseng which used to be a base camp for armed resistance, and therefore, it underwent all sorts of hardships. From March 1949, the ...