In memory of Homer Halbert

Hulbert Memorial Society President Kim Dong-jin (second from right) pays tribute to Homer Hulbert (1863-1949), an American missionary and educator who helped Korea gain independence from Japan. Wednesday. Hulbert He first came to the Korean Peninsula in 1886 and died in Seoul in 1949. He is buried at the Yanghwajin Foreign Missionary Cemetery in western Seoul. From the left, Chairman Kim Samuel of the Descendants of the Independence Patriots Association, Bishop Lee Gwang-ho of the Korean Methodist Church Seoul branch, Director Lee Seung-woo of the Seoul branch of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Mr. Kim, and Lee Dae-ro, president of the Korean Language and Culture Center.Courtesy of the Hulbert Memorial Society In memory of Homer Halbert

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