Matsudaira (Nōmi) Clan
蒲生氏1622 - 1626
土岐氏1626 - 1692
金森氏1692 - 1797
松平 (藤井)1797 - 1871
Matsudaira (Fujii) Clan
上山城Kaminoyama Castle is classified as a hilltop castle, and is located in Yamagata Prefecture. During the pre-modern age, it found itself within the borders of Dewa Province. It is associated with the Mogami, Matsudaira clans. Dates in use: 1535 - 1873.
This castle was built when Buei Yoshitada, a retainer of the Mogami Clan, expanded the defences of Tsukioka Castle. This castle was built at the southern edge of the Mogami clan's territory and played a part in the conflicts between the Mogami & the Date clans.
|1535||The castle was built.|
|1628||The main tower was completed.|
|1697||The Fujii branch of the Matsudaira clan were transferred here & remained until the castle was abandoned.|
|1873||The castle was abandoned.|
|1982||The main tower was reconstructed using concrete.|