Phraya Singhanatracha Memorial

Situated at the foot of Doi Kong Mu, this monument commemorates the first governor of Mae Hong Son.  Phraya Singhanatracha is a Thai Yai native from Burma (Myanmar).  He was regarded by the people as the governor of Khun Yuam Town, which was to the south of Mae Hong Son.  Later, he was officially installed as the governor of Mae Hong Son by the King of Lanna in 1874.

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