The Museo del Cognome and its crew joined a 2-days of the first international exhibition dedicated to roots tourism.
The last October 25 was a memorable day for Mark Holzabach and the Museo del Cognome. Sanza, a tiny village in the Salerno province, welcomed us with open arms.
Today we want to tell you about the Ancestors Tour with Mark Holzbach. He came from Grand Rapids, Michigan, US, and decided to dive into his Italian roots with the crew of the museum.
New opening hours from Oct 1, 2022. Monday-Friday: 10am-1pm/5pm-8pm Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Reservations required at least 24 hours in advance.
In September, another emotional Ancestors Tour with the Maina family directly from the US. They decided to discover their roots in the alleys of Padula.
In the thrilling Ancestors Tour of our dear friend Elisabeth Furiati Tinti and her nephew Gabriel, we also had the pleasure of visiting the town of Sapri.
In September, another thrilling Tour in Vibonati with the Furiati family The Museo del Cognome Team guided our dear friend Elizabeth Tinti and her nephew, Gabriel, in discovering Vibonati.
Mary Linekin and her family came from New York (USA) to fulfill a lifetime dream: visit her ancestor’s hometown, Padula. He was an Acquavella, but we figured out many local last names connected to her family line.