Starting due East of Jingshan Park at the corner and Moat of the Forbidden City, the WuSi Jie', Avenue of the May the 4Th Movement stretches Eastward to the China National Art Gallery and Museum. Along its northern length - the small but noteworthy and honored Monument to the Movement of May the 4Th 1919 Ad, when Beijing Students ignited a Nationalist Strife in defense of China and the Chinese Culture.
Head North from Beijing's landmark Bell-Tower and dwell into the Hutong to find one of Beijing's lesser but most significant landmarks, one of the early residences of "Chairman" Mao Zedong himself ! Find the House where Mao lived in 1919 AD with his Teacher and Mentor and head down Beancurd Pond Lane to follow on the Path of the Chinese Revolution. Mao's true socialist education began here, in Beijing and at nearby peking University.
Although Mao Dun was not in Beijing during the May the 4th events in that city, he was engaged in activities surrounding the movement in other center of culture and thought, the city of Shanghai in the south. Becoming a figurehead of the New Cultural Movement in Literature which was much associated with the May the 4th movement and a confident of Chun Duxiu and Li Dazhao who were the two main inspirational figures of the marxist wing of thought within this movement, in the immediate aftermath Mao Dun
went on to help found the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai in 1920.