Main purpose of our trip was to visit the town that my father grew up in. The museum was extremely helpful researching my family, showing me around town, and supplying... read more
In Padula (SA), a little village in South Italy was born The " Museo...
In Padula (SA), a little village in South Italy was born The " Museo del cognome".
It is situated into an old house where the visitor can "walk" in the past thanks old records of Civil's Archive, Ecclesiastical's Archives and Notary's Archive. There are some schemes of family tree and you can learn how to do your family history. There is also the possibility to research your migrants ancestors. You can search census of 1940 to know what your ancestor did and how they lived .
There are many books about local history and a lot of old pictures. The visitor will be accompanied in this trip of his family history.