Rewi Alley Memorial Hall – Honghu, Hubei province

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    Name Plate of the Rewi Alley Memorial Hall, Honghu

    Type:   Named after Rewi Alley

    Location:    The Memorial Hall and Former Residence buildings are co-located on the river road, just west of intersection with YanHe West Rd, beside the Yangtze River stop-bank [levee].

    Google Earth view of location:

    Google earth view of locations in Honghu, Hebei province

    GPS co-ordinates:         N 29 48.439  E 113 27.95

    Cost:  No cost to view

    Access:   Locked, outside can be viewed from the street.  To go inside, enquire at the main Honghu museum or ask at the building to the left of the Hall/Residence, looking from the street. There are 4 rooms downstairs, 4 upstairs, a balcony overlooking the street and the Yangtze stop-bank [levee], with steep stairs connecting the floors.

    Website:           None

    Inside the Memorial Hall there are a number of exhibits illustrating Rewi Alley’s work in Honghu to help with flood relief in 1932.   Rewi Alley’s main base at the time was in Shanghai.

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    This article is based on a report by Jane Furkert of her work: ‘An Independent Travellers’ Guide to Rewi Alley Locations in China, 2016’, that was funded by the Rewi Alley Friendship and Exchange (RAFE) Fund.