The Birthplace in Kangnŭng of
Hŏ Nansŏrhŏn

Hŏ Nansŏrhŏn (1563 - 1589), born Hŏ Ch'ohŭi, was a prominent Korean female poet of the mid Chosŏn dynasty. Born into a prominent family in Kangnŭng, on the east coast of Korea, as the daughter of the mayor of the city, she was the older sister of Hŏ Gyun (1569-1618). He also was one of Korea's most important literary figures during this period. She married early, but suffered depression following the deaths of her children after child birth and is widely believed to have committed suicide at the age of 27.  The photo below and in the attached slide show are of the house where she lived.

Also in Kangnŭng . . .

The sea on the east coast near Kangnŭng