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:
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.
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.
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.