Lafcadio Hearn Historical Center

Lafcadio Hearn Historical Center is situated in the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Lefkada. The visitor with the help of texts, photographs, exhibits and audiovisual applications will explore the milestones of the extraordinary life of Lafcadio Hearn along with the cultures of Europe, USA and Japan of the late 19th and early 20th century through the Open mind of Hearn writings, lectures and tales.


Municipality & Cultural Center of Lefkada, Municipality of Kumamoto, Municipality of Matsue, Municipality of Shinjuku, University of Toyama, Municipality of Yaizu, NPO Genki Miyagi, Takis Efstathiou, Maria Genitsariou, Koizumi Family, Masaaki Noda, Tety Solou, Yumiko Yoneda

Municipality & Cultural Center of Lefkada 
Municipality of KumamotoThe Test Paper used at The Fifth Higher Middle School, Kumamoto (replica)
Municipality of KumamotoPhotos of the Places Related to Hearn
Municipality of MatsueHearn’s Manuscript, “The Story of Miminashi Hoichi,” KWAIDAN (replica)
Municipality of MatsueHearn’s Favorite Pen (replica)
Municipality of MatsueHearn’s Favorite Lotus Leaf Plate (replica)
Municipality of MatsuePhotos of the Places Related to Hearn
Municipality of ShinjukuHearn’s Manuscript, Kokoro (replica)
Municipality of ShinjukuPhotos of the Places Related to Hearn
The University of ToyamaGayu-Kidan, An Old Book Bases of “The Story of Miminashi Hoichi,” KWAIDAN (replica)
The University of ToyamaPhotos of the Lafcadio Hearn Library
Yaizu Koizumi Yakumo Honoring SocietyA Letter from Hearn to Setsu Dated July 25, 1901 (replica)
Yaizu Koizumi Yakumo Honoring SocietyHearn’s Manuscript, “At Yaizu” (replica)
Municipality of YaizuOtokichi Darumas
Municipality of YaizuPhotos of the Places Related to Hearn
NPO Genki MiyagiDVD “Tsunami,” the Story Based on “A Living God” by Hearn
Takis Efstathiou 
Maria Genitsariou 
Koizumi Family“Portrait of Rosa” by Mitsumasa Anno, 2010 (replica)
Koizumi FamilyPhotos from The Koizumi Family Collection
Masaaki Noda“Lafcadio Hearn—Odyssey of an Open Mind”
Tety Solou 
Yumiko Yoneda“Mother and Child: Homage to Lafcadio Hearn and His Mother Rosa”


Lefkas Cultural Center
phone: +30.2645026635, +30. 2645026715
fax: +30.264026715

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