On the wall behind our reception desk you will see a map taken from a popular book of its time, Moganshan Zhi, updated in 1936 by the author, Zhou Qingyun’s son. The map depicts the Moganshan area in the late 1930s. Zhou Qingyun was a late Qing Dynasty scholar involved in the metal, salt, and mineral industries, but was more interested in literature, history, paintings, and artifacts. He collected thousands of books and also authored many books and wrote poetry about local history. It is through Zhou’s books, poetry and scholarly ways that we continue to learn more about the culture of Moganshan. Although he was from Huzhou, he passed away in Shanghai.