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Wu Fu Tang-Penang / 五福堂-檳城

Wu Fu Tang-Penang / 五福堂-檳城.

Location:- 407, Lebuh Chulia, Penang / 檳城.

Also known as Ng Fook Thong in Cantonese / Gor Hock Tong in Hokkien / and translated to english as Five Fortune Hall.

Founded in 1819 and situated in a wooden house at Ghee Hin street, now known as Jalan Gereja / Church Street for the gathering of cantonese immigrants from china and also as a night school for the early chinese community. In 1895, the late Kapitan Chung Keng Quee / 甲必丹鄭景貴 donated this parcel of land (current location) to the association and the main structure was completed in 1898. This same place was once a chinese school called Wu Fu Shu Yuan / 五福書院 and it had also housed the Districts Cantonesse Association / 廣州府會館.

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Below:- Written History.

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Location Map / 神廟地圖


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