Photographer's Note

Kampung Morten ( Morten Village ) is one of Malaysian national heritage site, and also accepted by UNESCO world heritage at 01 July 2008. It is located next to the Melaka River (Sungai Melaka). It was named after J.F. Morten, who was the Commissioner of Land in the early 1920’s during the early history of the village.

At the end of 1922, 6 families from Kampung Johol had migrated to Kampung Morten and there were the first pioneer settlers & residents of this village. They were later followed by others villagers from Kampung Johol, Kampung Jawa Pantai, Kampung Jawa Tengah and Kampund Selak Darat Serambai.

The brown color object beside the green garbage at left named " Gasing " is one of the traditional playing of Malay ethnic.

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