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38th Parallel Monument on MSR 3

Just north of Dongducheon, on MSR 3, is a monument to 1st Cavalry Division and associated units. It sites on a sort of median strip so is often overlooked.  I was riding past when I saw Korean soldiers and civilians cleaning up the area and placing flowers during Korean Memorial Day. It is located at Gyeonggi-do Yeoncheon-gun Cheongsan-myeon Choseong-ri San127-6 “HanTan Daegyo (bridge) 4 Way Junction” – 38.003407, 127.065847      

A Sign Of The Times

…or TDC Mickey D’s While certainly not the height of culture, a McDonald’s opening in Dongducheon is certainly a sign things are changing. The city has grown a great deal in the last 20 years, particularly with the arrival of the subway and the construction of “New Town” aka Jihueng-Dong. Yes, Dongducheon has finally arrived, for better of worse. This construction site sprung up recently, with little fanfare, on MSR 3 near Jihueng Station. Actually, it’s surprising it took so long. Neighboring Pocheon has two McDonald’s and Uijeongbu has at least two or three, among other American/international franchises. Local conventional wisdom is: itRead More

Images From The Past: Dongducheon – Part 2

Various images of Dongducheon, or Tongduchon as it was once known, through the decades.

Images From The Past: Dongducheon – Part 1

Various images of Dongducheon, or Tongduchon as it was once known, through the decades.