[KS] Namdaemun fire

Robert Provine provine at umd.edu
Mon Feb 11 10:55:37 EST 2008


Dear Korean-Studies list:

Those of you not in Korea may not yet be aware that last night (Sunday, 10 February), 
Sungnyemun (Namdaemun), National Treasure #1, in Seoul burned down.  The entire two-storey 
wooden superstructure collapsed, and all that remains is the stone foundation.  A terrible 
loss to Korea.

Rob Provine




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