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As we know. A monument is such a symbol for kind of achievement to
the Country for Great Men as a national patriotism. One of monument
symbolizing the great men in Nganjuk is Dr. Soetomo Monument.
Dr. Soetomo is one of Heroic and patriotic man for Indonesian
National Movement, whom came from Nganjuk. To give Him an Honor for his
achievement and contributions, Indonesia government build the monument
as a symbol for his historical struggle, and also as a witness of his
existences and patriotic to defense the Motherland.
Some opinions have been wary that Dr. Soetomo is not coming from
Nganjuk, but by the research from his family and relatives have been
proof that he was the one who came from Nganjuk. Hence, the monument is
build on Ngepeh Village, Loceret district and Nganjuk regency.
Regarding his contributions to the country, on year 1985 the
monument starts to build and named as Dr. Soetomo Monument. Hopefully,
by this monument, Indonesian next generation will notice and be more
concern about Dr. Soetomo’s patriotic and start to persist the
At the south side of Dr. Soetomo monument, about 1 km, there are
funeral for R. Singowidjojo Family, which are Dr. Soetomo family and
relatives. They who buried at this funeral are, R. Singowidjojo
(Dr.Soetomo’ Grand Father), R. AY. Soedarmi Soewadjipoetro (Dr.Soetomo’
mother), R. Hardjodipoero (Dr.Soetomo’ uncle and teacher), and many
other relatives like Siti Nurjanah, Kyai Bunawi, Sugeng Ari wibowo.
While Dr. Soetomo father, R. Soewadjipoetro was buried at Madiun.