HomeBlogs Dr. Soetomo Monument 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.
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.
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.
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 nationalism.
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.