Masayasu Sato monument

Masayasu Sato monument さとうせいようひ
It is monument honoring assistant Masayasu Sato of the first railroad of Yuza-machi native place publicly
Masayasu Sato (1821-1877)
The name of the small time was called *korejo and was born in Yuza-machi measure river as the eldest son of ten brothers of Atau Sato soldier of the Imperial Guard.
33-year-old summer, *korejo to Edo.
As for American black ship having come over to Yokohama these days.

As a result of *korejo making use of own study, and having conducted a various investigation when the Shogunate was going to make new port in Kanagawa, Yokohama provides opinion to be the most suitable, and Yokohama Port will be made by agreement of Kaishu Katsu and others. (biological parent of Yokohama Port)

It is success in running trains from Tokyo (Shimbashi) to Yokohama for the first time in Japan at 10:00 a.m. on (1872) October 14 in assistant toshite 1872 of the first railroad.
Two years later, railroad which linked Kobe from Osaka let you open.
  • Name Masayasu Sato monument
  • Location Shimogawara, Fukura, Yuza-machi, Akumi-gun
  • Phone number 0234-72-5666
  • Access JR Fukura Station
    From Sakata Minato Interchange of Nihonkai Tohoku Expressway: 25 min by car
  • Contact information Yuzachokai Tourist Association of Nonprofit Organization
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