The rich heritage of Abruzzo Personalities . . .


Al Martino

Al Martino (born Jasper Cini; October 7, 1927 – October 13, 2009) was an American singerand actor. He had his greatest success as a singer between the early 1950s and mid-1970s, being described as "one of the great Italian American pop crooners" From the FADM...

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Gary Marshall

Garry Kent Marshall is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His notable credits include creating Happy Days and its various spinoffs. From the FADM Newsletter July-August-2015 Return to Abruzzo...

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Mario Batali

Mario Francesco Batali (born September 19, 1960) is an American chef, writer, restaurateur and media personality. In addition to his classical culinary training, he is an expert on the history and culture of Italian cuisine. From the FADM Newsletter March-2015 [button...

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Heritage of Abruzzo Locations . . .



On the Morrone massif, which dominates the Peliganan Valley, there are situated the impressive ruins of a sanctuary dedicated to Hercules. From the FADM Newsletter September-2015 Return to Abruzzo...

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The Italy Heritage website ( )

The Italy Heritage website has one of the most informative collections covering all of the regions of Italy. Follow the Abruzzo Heritage thru these links that will connect you to the four Province in Abruzzo. Click on a Region below – there you will find a complete listing of the cities. Click on a City and you will begin to appreciate Abruzzo.

  • Information on Italy, with insights into the very soul of villages and towns and the great wealth of historical, cultural, artistic and natural beauties of our regions;
  • Documents, photos, genealogy records, cemetery images, to help the descendants of Italians to get back to their roots through research;
  • Articles to rediscover the importance of the traditions that our forebears kept as their special treasure in their quest for a better future.
Click on your choice
Province of L’Aquila



Province of Chieti

Chietii map


Province of Pescara



Province of Teramo



Volo Abruzzo
Video of Pacentro