in 1973, Hemudu Cultural Ruins, 7,000 years old, is an important
village ruins in the Chinese
New Stone Age. Now there are over 7,000 items of unearthed
production tools, tools for daily life and construction components.
Here are found the earliest human-grown rice, the earliest
well of wood structure and the earliest weaving skill and
the earliest oar. The splendid primitive culture discovered
in Hemudu is strong evidences of the fact that both the Yangtze
River valley and Yellow River valley are the cradles of the
Chinese civilization. The fact was written in the high school
textbook of history in 1979.
the Museum of Humudu Cultural Ruins whichwas open in 1994,
there isunder construction a "Ruins Park", the second
phase of the project, occupying 2,3000 square meters with
the total investment of 11
million RMB. The main content of the project includes the
re-establishment of the unearthed sites of 2800 square meters,
and the restoration of the four buildings of railing-style.
The park aims at showing our ancestors' condition of life
and work with splendid cultural traces.
of Humudu Cultural Ruins, inscribed by General Party Secretary
Jiang Zemin, is a major historical and cultural site under
state protection and also officially recommended as one of
the 100 bases of patriotism education.