Satsuma Heroes

` Remembering their great works of flood control in Horeki era `

The present the Kiso three rivers form

( the Ibi river, the Nagara river, the Kiso river)

        This is a historical story about Satsuma samurais ( warriors ) who did
the first biggest embankment works in Japan about 240 years ago, having a
hard time at Mino where is a perfect strange place to them for the people who
had been troubled by floods.




ƒSatsuma hansi ( samurais who belong to the SatsumaClan )Ethe general headquaters | the site of their office„

ƒThe first section of construction „
Between Sofue Town Aichi PrefectureESimmeizu waju ( an artificial bank surrounding a village ) and Kuwabara Town Hashima City Gifu PrefecturEkoyabu waju

ƒThe second section of construction „
Between Yatomi Town Ama County Aichi PrefectureEMoritsu waju and Kisozaki Town Kuwana County Mie PrefectureETashiro waju

ƒ The third section of construction„
Between Anpachi County Gifu PrefectureESunomata waju and Kaizu Town Gifu PrefectureEHonnami-shinden waju

ƒThe fourth section of construction„
Between Kaizu Town Gifu PrefectureEKanemawari waju and Jizoguchi Kuwana City Mie Prefecture

ƒA sad story about flood control in Horeki„

ƒSatsuma Heroes' commendable works„




JAPANESE


interpreter : Mayumi OGAWA






Ogaki Seinen Club e-mail address tuyoshi@he.mirai.ne.jp