Molise: the youngest daughter of the Nation

Nov 25, 2020 687

BY: Thomas Vesce

In 1963, the Molise region was finally able to separate from Abruzzo. That action caused it to be the  latest emancipated region of the peninsula. An ancient land, populated by brave Samnite warriors who once even defeated the Romans, the region today is made up of two  provinces, Isernia and Campobasso.

Visiting the new born province of Campobasso in the 70s and early 80s was like discovering the “real Italy,” unencumbered by cell phones, and an over-population of televisions and computers. 

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