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15 July 2015

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Former Site of the Xinmin Institute

The Xinmin Institute former site, also residence of Chinese revolutionist Cai Hesen, is located in Xinmin Road, Yingwanzhen, Changsha. In 1918, Mao Zedong and Cai Hesen led a group of pioneering youths to found the Xinmin Institute. The founding ceremony was held on April 14 that year at this site. 
It was listed as a culture relic protection site under the provincial protection in 1983, and restored in 1987. The main building is a farmhouse of Qing Dynasty style, covering an area of 5,000 sqm. It is a patriotism education base and scenic spot integrating cultural and natural landscape.