Mao the ancestral hall is the Shaoshan Mao family's total ancestral temple, built in 1758, in 1763 completed. Department of architecture post and panel structure, blue brick grey tile, floor space approximately 700 square meters. The ancestral hall front door upper margin has " Mao the ancestral hall " four characters. Outside the front door nearby two sets up a stone drum respectively. the ancestral temple house divides into three enters. First enters for the stage platform. Middle the pavilion is the stage, may hold dozens of people to mount the stage develops celebrates. The building both sides are the dressing rooms. Middle the downstairs is a small hall. Both sides each side building, left is the kitchen place, right is the food and drink shed. Second enters for the hall. The right porch hangs the clock, the left porch hangs the drum. Is the entire race work, speaks the place which approximately, the sacrificial offering and gives a banquet to give a banquet. Third enters is " the sincere this hall ", in the hall places all previous dynasties ancestor god memorial tablet. The hall to live in the berth left, hall right for Qian Gu, sacrificial utensil and so on collection place.
Hunan is a province of the People's Republic, is located south of the Yangtze River. Most areas in the south of Dongting Lake, hence the name Hunan. Xiangjiang River runs through the territory of North and South, also known as Xiang. According to legend, the Xiangjiang River in the past few plant hibiscus, Tan Tang Dynasty poet used the "Autumn Hibiscus country thousands of miles" of the sentence, Hunan, it has "Hibiscus country, "said. Hunan, Jiangxi east, west, Chongqing, Guizhou, southern border of Guangdong, Guangxi, Hubei Province north. Jurisdiction of 13 prefecture-level cities and 1 autonomous prefecture, a total of 136 counties (county-level cities or municipal districts) or more administrative units, the provincial capital of Changsha City based.