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Huang Family Historical Residence

The Huang Family Historical Residence (Chinese: 林園港埔黃家古厝; pinyin: Línyuán Gǎngbù Huángjiā Gǔcuò) is a historical house in Ganpu Village, Linyuan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Huang Family Historical Residence
林園港埔黃家古厝
林園港埔黃家(江夏派)古厝.jpg
General information
TypeFormer house
Architectural styleSouthern Fujian
LocationLinyuan, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Coordinates22°29′46.1″N 120°22′49.5″E / 22.496139°N 120.380417°E / 22.496139; 120.380417Coordinates: 22°29′46.1″N 120°22′49.5″E / 22.496139°N 120.380417°E / 22.496139; 120.380417
Destroyed1977

HistoryEdit

The house belongs to the Huang family who migrated to Taiwan from Fujian in the 18th century. In 1977, the house was damaged by Typhoon Thelma and was later renovated. The house was declared a historical building on 15 December 2003 because of its significant value to understand the development of the village.[1]

ArchitectureEdit

The house was constructed with the southern Fujian architectural style with five layers. The house has five halls with three wings on the left and nine wings on the right. The wings on the left and right are connected to the first main hall. The central room used to be the place for worship.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Huang Family Historical Residence, Linyuan". Retrieved 6 November 2016.