This is a path that has been existing from the times when Dobong district was part of Yangju. It is the road where Gyeongwon roads was to the old Won mountain, and many of the messengers to Hamheung had taken this path before knowing that they wouldn't be able to come back. It is the trail where people can walk imagining the history of Dobong.
Course 7: Street of Dobong's people in the modern history
Map of history and culture road
Explanation of roads of famous personnel
- Byeokcho Hong Myeong-hee(洪命熹, 1880 ~ 1968)
- Old address : Gyeonggi-do Yangju-gun Nohae-myeon Changdong-li 244-1
- New address : Dobong-gu Chang-dong Shindo Branew Apartment complex building No. 103
- Hong garnered attention from the literary world with novel “Lim Gguk Jeong,” the most popular novel of the Japanese
Colonial Period. Hong lived in Chang-dong 244-1 (Or currently Dobong-ro 136 Na gil 40).
- Goha Song Jin-wu(宋鎭禹, 1889 ~ 1945)
- Old address : Gyeonggi-do Yangju-gun Nohae-myeon Changdong-li 281-1
- News address : Dobong-gu Chang-dong 291-1 Sampung Kindergarten
- Song was an enlightenment activist, journalist, and politician. After Korea was liberated, Song focused on
establishing a democratic government, and lived in Chang 5-dong 281-1 (Currently Haedeung-ro 16 gil 52-36).
- Gain Kim Byeong-ro (金炳魯, 1887~1964)
- Old address : : Gyeonggi-do Yangju-gun Nohae-myeon Changdong-li 731
- News address : Dobong-gu Ssangmun-dong 731-43 Changhee Village
- Kim was a lawyer, politician, and patriot, who focused on practicing justice, freedom, and democracy. Kim served
as the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and lived in Chang-dong 731 (Currently Dobong-ro 134 gil 14).
- Widang Jeong In-bo (鄭寅普, 1893 ~ 1950)
- Old address : : Gyeonggi-do Yangju-gun Nohae-myeon Changdong-li 733-4
- News address : Dobong-gu Ssangmun-dong 587
- Jeong is a scholar who studies Korean literature and history. He lived in Chang-dong 733, and the location has
been divided into two different addresses including Ssangmun 2-dong 580 and 579. After Korea was liberated,
Jeong participated in establishing a new government and took office as the first head of inspector to set an exemplary model for others.
- Actor Moon Ye-bong (文藝峰, 1917~1982)
- Old address : : Gyeonggi-do Yangju-gun Nohae-myeon Ssangmun-li 40-12
- News address : Dobong-gu Ssangmun-dong 40-4,12,15
- Moon became a star after appearing in a silent film named “A Ferry Boat that Has No Owner” as a daughter of
a boatman, along with Na Un-gyu. It is speculated that Moon had lived in Ssangmun-dong 40-12 around 1937.
- Ham Seok-heon (咸錫憲, 1901-1989)
- Old address : Dobong-gu Ssangmun-dong 81-78
- News address : Dobong-gu Ssangmun-dong 81-78
- Ham published “Sound of Seed” in April in 1970, started developing civil movement to focus on democratization
movement. He lived in Ssangmun-dong 81-78 (Currently Dobong-ro 123 gil 33-6) until February of 1989..
- Jeon Tae-il (全泰壹, 1948~1970)
- Old address : Dobong-gu Ssangmun-dong 208
- News address : Dobong-gu Ssangmun-dong 56 Samik Seramic Apartment building 112
- Jeon is the representative of Korean labor, who was the major force of Korea’s speedy growth but was not treated
well enough. From 1966, Jeon lived in Ssangmun-dong 208 (Currently Haedeung-ro 195).
- Gye Hun-je (桂勳梯, 1921~1999)
- Old address : Dobong-gu Banghak-dong 612-30
- News address : Dobong-gu Banghak-dong 612-28 Banghak 2-dong Public parking space
- Gye signed up for independence movement against Japan, and took the lead in the nation’s reunification and
democratization. Gye lived in Banghak-dong 612-30.
- Kim Su-young (金洙暎, 1921~1968)
- Old address : Dobong-gu Dobong-dong San 107-2
- News address : Dobong-gu Dobong-dong San 107-2
- Kim was a poet, who criticized modern civilization and urban life as a modernist, but after the April 19th Revolution,
Kim focused on writing poems criticizing the present. Kim lived in San 107-2.