Historical Walking Tour of Yongsan Garrison
By Julie Kelemen
November 20, 2018 1 / 2 Although not confirmed, these trimmed stone blocks are believed to be from Nam-Dan. The stone blocks appear to have been originally erected vertically. VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 2 In front of building 2462; near the fire station which was erected to
commemorate the Assistant Fire Chief, Yi, Chae-Kon, who perished while fighting a fire at Nam-dae-mun Market (남대문 시장) in 15 September 1977; Stone guardian in front of the Seoul American elementary school is considered to be more than 350 years old; the age Stone guardian in front of building 4433 is not known.
Yongsan Garrison contains 174 indigenous buildings, 8 Japanese engineered structures,
and 17 stone figures. The Yongsan Garrison was originally established as headquarters
for stationing Japanese troops years before the annexation treaty with Japan signed in
Current DOD ID card holders can take a walking tour of the historical and cultural sites at Yongsan using this guide. RELATED STORIES February 14, 2019 101st Airborne Division Welcomes New Commanding General February 14, 2019 Japanese Soldiers Exchange Medical Expertise with Arctic Wolves February 13, 2019 Winn ACH preps for DHA transition via collaboration of efforts February 13, 2019 Winter walking can be slippery business at Detroit Arsenal February 11, 2019 Arctic Wolves Join Japanese Forces in Desert February 7, 2019 Local scouts support Warriors Walk February 4, 2019 World War II veteran tours exhibits, shares stories during 10th Mountain Division Museum visit January 31, 2019 Historic Chat takes inside look at Fort Riley's past January 23, 2019 BAACH leadership initiates communication about transition to Camp Humphreys January 23, 2019 10th Mountain Division Artillery's historic colors return to Fort Drum January 17, 2019 Yongsan-Casey Policy Letters January 16, 2019 USAG Yongsan Resource Guide 2019