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Memorial Hall of Jinggangshan Joining

Updated: 2011-06-02 14:16

Being a special hall for the commemorative activity, Jinggangshan Forces' Meeting Memorial Hall was broken earth in 1977 and open to public in 1980.

Memorial Hall of Jinggangshan Joining

Being a special hall for the commemorative activity, Jinggangshan Forces' Meeting Memorial Hall was broken earth in 1977. On May 4th 1980, the building was finished and open to the public. The hall covers the area of 6,789 square meters, of which, there are 3,827 square meters for the construction and 1,827 square meters for the main body. The whole hall is divided into one prefatory room, 5 showrooms and one calligraphic gallery. The exhibits display the history that Mao Zedong led the troops of the Autumn Harvest Uprising to the Luoxiao Mountains and established the base area of Jinggangshan in September 1927, and in April 1928 Zhu De and Chen Yi led the reminder of Nanchang Uprising and Xiangnan peasants' armed forces to Longshi of Ninggang County and met with Mao Zedong's forces to establish the Fourth Red Army, and later the Fifth Red Army led by Peng Dehuai and Teng Daiyuan met with the Fourth Red Army at the Xincheng of Ninggang. Tan Zhenlin wrote the inscription for the Hall.

There are abundant cultural relics in Jinggangshan Forces' Meeting Memorial Hall. Except for over 100 exhibits in the showrooms, there are about 50 1-, 2- and 3-level cultural relics and a thousand undefined level pieces in the treasury storehouse. There are more than ten key cultural relics under the state protection, such as the Octagonal Building, the Site of the 1st Party Congress of the Fourth Workers' Peasants' Troops, the Former Residence of the Fourth Red Army Soldiers Committee including the Former Residence of Chen Yi, the Fourth Red Army Hospital at Maoping, the Front Committee of Jinggangshan Party Branch and the Special Committee at the Juncture of Hunan and Jiangxi, the Former Residence of Mao Zedong' and Zhu De's Forces' Meeting including the Officers' Training Unit, Jianjun Square, the Site of Gucheng Meeting, the Site of Bailu Meeting, and two cultural relics under the provincial protection, such as the Fourth Red Army Headquarter at Yangqiaohu and the 1st Division Headquarter of the 1st Workers' Peasants' Armed Force at Yangqiaohu, as well as about 60 cultural relics county-level and below, which are all subordinate to the Jinggangshan Forces' Meeting Memorial Hall.

Memorial Hall of Jinggangshan Joining

Since the opening to the outside for over 20 years, Jinggangshan Forces' Meeting Memorial Hall has received nearly 2 millions of tourists home and abroad. There are over 20 military & administrative institutes and local departments such as University of Defense, the Chinese Cultural Union, Zhejiang University, Shangsai Baogang Group, the Scientific & Technological University of Defense in Hunan, Nanjing Politics College, Shanghai Zhongshan Hopital, Nanchang Millitary College, and Jiangxi Medicine College setting up successively the base for the education of patriotism and revolutionary traditions. In 1994, the Jiangxi Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government announced that the Jinggangshan Forces' Meeting Memorial Hall became the provincial base for the education of patriotism. In June 1997, the Propaganda Ministry announced that the Octagonal Building, Longjiang College and Jianjun Square, which are subordinate to the Hall, became the country's example bases for the education of patriotism.


CPC Heroes

Zhu De

Zhu De, born in Yilong County of Sichuan Province in 1886 and passed away in 1976, is a great Marxist, proletarian revolutionary, statesman and military strategist.

Chen Yi

A native of Le Zhi, in Southwest China's Sichuan Province, and awarded by the People's Republic of China the military rank of marshal; Served as the country's Vice Premier (1954-1972) and Foreign Minister (1958-1972)

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