Heshun Library


Constructed in the 1920s and funded entirely by donations from overseas Heshun residents looking to give back to their community, the local library holds over 70,000 books. It's directly across from the main entrance to Heshun.

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1.57 MILES

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1.76 MILES

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1.86 MILES

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6. Volcano Park

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