Donghak Agricultural Revolution Memorial Hall
Although “Kabo Donghak Agricultural Revolution” that had started
from an uprising of the peasants in Gobu in January of 1894 failed
with thousands of victims, it is considered as an uprising that
had shaped the modern history of Korea. The revolution was
also the biggest resistance of the mass in Korean history that had
tried to abolish the feudal system and to fight against the foreign
The Exhibition Hall was built as Korean traditional thatched
cottage. There are offices, supply office, 1st floor exhibition
room, 2nd floor exhibition room and planned exhibition hall. It
is used to heighten the spirit and understanding of Donghak Agricultural
Baek Jeong Gi Memorial Hall
Baek Jeong Gi, the righteous, devoted his life to resist against
Japanese Invasion, recover our own sovereignty where freedom and
equality is guaranteed, and to build a peaceful and harmonized world.
He fought against the Japanese with the only wish of saving
his country from Japanese.
We have built the Memorial Hall and shrine to pay a tribute to
Independence Movement Leader Baek for his sacrifice to save our
country and for the spirit that he has shown us.
Plans to construct a Memorial Hall of Baek Jeong Gi started in
1996, which is 62 years after his death in 1934 at age 39, and the
hall opened on 5 June 2004.
The Memorial Hall is located at 928 Eunseon-ri, Yeongwon-myeon,
Jeongeup-si, Jeonbuk. Plans to construct a Memorial Hall of
Baek Jeong Gi began in 1996, which is 62 years after his death in
1934 at age 39, and the hall opened on 5 June 2004, which was the
70th Anniversary of his death. There are many different halls
and exhibition rooms such as Euiyeol Temple where Leader Baek’s
portrait scroll is enshrined in, Gupa Memoiral Hall where Leader
Baek’s articles and his work is explained and exhibited, Cheongyidang
Hall where you can learn history, Euiyulmun which was built to praise
Leader Paek for sacrificing his life to save the country from Japanese
rule, and Sungyimun which was built to commend his divine and noble
patriotic spirit. Also, statue shaped as Leader Baek, and
Eorok Inscription, Sunkuk Inscription, Chumo Inscription, which
inscribes the conspiracy in slaughtering the Japanese Invader and
the Ariyoshi family. Also, the Memorial Hall offers wide parking
space, and open areas where tourists can take a rest.