Yang Kaihui Memorial Hall
|Yang KaiHui Memorial Hall|
The Yang KaiHui Memorial Hall, which was established in 1966 and opened to the public in 1969, contains a museum documenting Yang’s life and accomplishments, a martyr’s cemetery, and her former residence.
The hall covers 60,260 square meters and is a national AAAA scenic spot. In January 2005, it was declared one of China’s Top 100 Classic Red Tourist Attractions by the Party’s Publicity Department and the National Development and Reform Commission. The residence became a protected cultural site in 1983 and a patriotic education site. It is also a “Model Establishment”.
Yang was born on Nov 6, 1901 in the village of Kaihui, near Changsha county. She moved to Changsha city at the age of 12, and returned here in 1927 with her three children, and was arrested in 1930.