When magnolia and lilac blossom in New York City

Contributor: Kay Lee

It was in 1973 when I was a second grader at Sangmyeong school when you were with an American design firm named Trans-Asia Engineers (TAE) in Main Post of Yongsan Garrison.  You had to pick me up at my school in Samkakji as my class ended about 2 p.m. While you had to stay with a large slanted drafting board until five in the afternoon, I walked around the offices peeking into here and there.

Topic: architecture, cultural exchange, Education, Engineering, History, Language, People, Yongsan Legacy
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My magical days in Yongsan Garrison 1970-1977

Contributor: Diane Dahnert

I have beautiful memories of Yongsan. I really do! My time there was magical; something I’ll always treasure and never forget. It may have been a military base, but I can assure you that my friends and I knew that something unique was going on there. It was a time when everyone got along, loved Korea and looked on people as friends. I wish the rest of the world could have had the same experience.

Topic: Celebration, community, cultural exchange, Education, People, Yongsan Legacy
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121st Evac hospital on South post

Contributor: Peter T Yeschenko

One of the halls in the 121st Evac hospital on South post. This hall leads to the new wing of the hospital. I was born…

Topic: People
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Yongsan and the Electric Mayhem

Contributor: Micah Granderson

It was the mid-1980’s, and the madness all started in the northwest corner of the Townhouse on Main Post. The Townhouse was an unbranded cafeteria…

Topic: People
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Well played librarian, well played.

Contributor: Micah Granderson

The staff of the Yongsan Library babysat me for a small but significant portion of my childhood. I was barely well-mannered enough that they never…

Topic: Books, Education, People, Yongsan Legacy
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Provost Marshall aka MP Station

Contributor: Peter T Yeschenko

In 1973 or 1974….me and two friends…I won’t mention any names to protect the innocence! LOL. Anyway we decided to go camping….

Topic: People
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