IAP 192: Il Museo del Cognome: The Museum of Surnames - A Resource for the Italian Diaspora

Jun 23, 2021 419

BY: Stephanie Longo

For many Italian American families, the quest to unearth family histories often appears to be a daunting task.  But, in this week’s episode of the Italian American Podcast, we’re joined by an Italian genealogist who wants you to set aside your anxieties at the one place on earth created solely to reconnect members of the Italian diaspora with their roots… the “Museo Del Cognome” (Museum of Surnames) in the ancient city of Padula, Italy!

The creation of Michele Cartusciello, one of Italy’s most renowned and passionate genealogists, the Museo Del Cognome — located in one of Padula’s more beautiful buildings from the 1700s — is one-of-a-kind-place that will guide you on your family history search.

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SOURCE: https://italianamericanpodcast.com

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