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Stone boundary wall [c.1908- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1908-01-01 (Year is approximate)

According to the 2017 report cited below, the masonry boundary wall was built circa 1908 to enclose the Lai Chi Kok quarantine station (now the site of the Jao Tsung-I Academy). Remnants of the wall can still be found near the former Customs Sub-station/Guard house:

"The [Jao Tsung-I] Academy, with High, Middle and Low zones, was once surrounded by a whole granite stone wall. The stone walls one can find in the main and back entrance are those remained [sic]."

Lai Chi Kok old stone pier [c.1904- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1904-01-01 (Year is approximate)

"The pier had been used by the Kowloon Customs sub-station (1887 – 1898), Chinese Labourers’ Quarters (1904 – 1906) and Quarantine Station (1908 – 1910s) for boat parking.

Kowloon Customs boundary stone [c.1887- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1887-01-01 (Year is approximate)

Location is described as being on the hillside above the Middle Zone of the Jao Tsung-I Academy. It is shown the 'Century Heritage Trail' leaflet in the first link below.

Sources: https://www.jtia.hk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/lord-wilson-leaflet_eng-_...

Sham Shui Po Customs Sub-station [c.1895- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1895-01-01 (Year is approximate)

Used as a Customs Sub-station for only a short period, from September 1895 until April 1899. Subsequently used as a guard house for the Quarantine Station (ca 1910-12), and possibly also for Lai Chi Kok Prison (ca 1921-1937).

Source: "Research Study and Heritage Interpretation of Historic Relics in Jao Tsung-I Academy" (2017), https://www.jtia.hk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lw_paper_eng_120.pdf (at pp. 22-23)


HK Old photos exhibition at Jao Tsung-I Academy

As titled.  It actually started early last month.  According to a piece yesterday in Ming Pao, there are close to a hundred photos in the exhibition.  Details please see URL below.  It is not too far away from Mei Fu MTR, a little bit up the slope.  Daily 1000 to 1800, until 31st August 2018.




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