Chapter 1 Kanazawa way and around forest, Sugita way
rokukyuryokigunyakushoato and the House of east tree (we ask)
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With Sagami country Kamakura county that belonged to Nagatani river water system in the Edo era, they belonged to Ooka pro-river water buzokokukyuryokigun, but they entered Meiji, and, by the establishment of prefectures in place of feudal domains and big things and small things constituency system and township municipalities organization method enforcement, Nagatani, Noba district belonged to Kamakura, Kanagawa county, and, as for the existing Konan Ward, Kamiooka, bamboo grass bottom, Hino district came to belong to shinnakawakenkyuryokigun with of current Naka Ward, Minami Ward, Isogo Ward, Kanazawa Ward and Nishi Ward. And we were placed around House of east tree (map 2) neighbor of Sekimura where kyuryokigunyakusho (map 1) was Konan Ward now, bamboo grass lower 2-22.
Afterwards, county government office was abolished in 1926, but as kyuryokigunyakusho was placed, registry office, post office, police department , bamboo grass learning of a low standard school, restaurant, vicarious writing shop, inns lined up, and, by revision of local control, in Kusaka-mura (kusakamura) from the Meiji era to the Taisho era, it was in administrative center in kyuryokigun. By people coming to people receiving examination for conscription by draft, county government office, registry office, store does well very much, and it is said that jinrikisha always did line on the roadside. As Yokosuka Highway was able to make prosperity of this Seki into Isogo area across the mountain, it was in village road in 1914 (1,914), and former Kanazawa Kaido which was Route 45 of the Meiji era has become outdated.
In addition, the House of east tree (map 2) is famous as "raccoon dog temple". According to the tradition, woman who asked for crash pad for this temple in the Kanei era year (1,624-44) described two pieces of images in thanks and did oblation with teakettle to temple. In a certain evening, raccoon dog was bitten to death near Yakushido of Matsumoto by dog. It is said that kimono of the woman was bitten near. Two pieces of images which we left of raccoon dog were destroyed by fire, but it is said that there is still only teakettle as treasure of a temple. There are raccoon dog and statue of ceramics of woman conveying this story. This Sue image is "wide steaming a whole fish" baked in Kamiooka.
"Topographical record of what the roadside to ask" for (revised edition) was issued in October, 1999 by editing of "history society of Konan".