Last modified: 2005-10-29 by phil nelson
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Source: Sokcho city website
From the Sokcho web site:
researched by Phil Nelson, 29 March 2005
The oldest record that confirms the name of Sokcho for the first time goes back to Yeojidoseo, a map made in the 36th year of King Yeongjo in 1760, in the Joseon (Choson) period. In the Joseon period, Sokcho was a district, called Sokcho-ri, Socheon-myeon, Dohobu, Yangyang.