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Residence of Liu Family in Gong Xiang
15/01/2013 05:46:39    Author : kathyby66@gmail.com    Browse : 2653

Residence of Liu Family in Gong Xiang

The construction of the residence of Liu Guanxiong started in the year of the reign of Emperor Qian Long, Qing Dynasty. Occupying an area of 1,308茫沤隆, the house consists of two buildings next to each other. The main building is composed of two compounds with a gate to the parlour on the east. The residence was designated as one of the 6th group of cultural relics under provincial protection in 2005.


    Liu Guanxiong (1860-1927), born in Min County (present Fuzhou), graduated from the navigating class, Fujian Shipbuilding College. He joined North China Navy in his early years. After the Revolution of 1911, he was appointed Minister of Navy, Minister of Transportation and Minister of Education.

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