Chapter 1 Kanazawa way and around forest, Sugita way
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Kamiooka elementary school (map 1) is built when we climb the east side hill of Keikyu Kami-Ooka Station. There is very large park of 17.7 hectares in area to extend over Konan Ward Kamiooka district and Shiomidai, Isogo-ku district on the east side of school. It is Kuraki Park (map 2) made from 41 through 48 of the Showa era.
This park was planned by name of screen ka urakoen at the start, but as a result of having invited public participation for name, name screening committee was renamed to "Kuraki Park" in connection with the former county name by request of Konan inhabitant of a ward by citizen. We belong to Tama hill, and there is little level ground, and there is much dendritic Tando in this district in southern Yokohama-shi. We are made so that any people regardless of age or sex uses the topography of this nature happily. Grove of miscellaneous trees from the old days grows thick on slope spreading out in Tando from ridge in park, and promenade is surrounded the inside with around.
There is open space of wide freedom in central part, and students of school in the neighborhood sweat, and, also, they show exercise excursion nito bustle. There are Oike and Ayameike that used old rice field zone of Tando when it falls in lower step. kyuryokinomaidai is built over there. In park, several hundred cherry blossoms of "the life commemorative tree planting" are planted. The remains of flat base remains (map 3), Otsuka (map 4) were excavated on these neighboring earth, and stone implement, earthenware vessel of Jomon period was excavated. They save, and they are displayed in Shiomidai housing complex Administration Office (map 5) now.
"Topographical record of what the roadside to ask" for (revised edition) was issued in October, 1999 by editing of "history society of Konan".