Location: Poggioreale, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
Surnames/tags: One_Place_Studies Italy
Poggioreale, Sicily One Place Study
- Wikidata: Item Q481810, en:Wikipedia
- Wikidata: Item Q481810, it:Wikipedia
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- Continent: Europe
- Country: Italy
- Province: Trapani
- Region: Sicily
- GPS Coordinates: 37.76500,13.03667
- Elevation: 230.0 m or 754.6 feet
A small village in the mountains of Western Sicily in 1640 as a center of commerce for a vast farming region. Never more than 3,000 inhabitants. With a large and growing diaspora in America and Australia.
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With large and growing population of Poggiorealesi in America and Australia many still are unaware of their own familial history and connection to this small Sicilian hamlet. Most of the Poggiorealesi ancestors in the United States came during the late 1890s and the early 1900s settling in Chicago or the Brazos River Basin in Texas. Those that went to Australia came just before the 1968 Belice Valley Earthquakefrom 1950 to mid-1960;s, many Poggiorealesi migrated to Sydney.
- The Italians of Steele's Store, Texas Paperback – May 21, 2019 by Rosemary DePasquale Boykin (Author), Elizabeth Anne Boykin (Editor)
- Italian Immigration in the American West 1870-1940 By: Kenneth Scambray
- Vita Civile,Supplimento Alla Monografia Storica di Poggioreale, Tipografia Pontificia, Palermo. 1906, Caronna, Can. Nunzio
- Memorie Storiche di Poggioreale, Stabilimento Tipografia Fratelli Marsala, Palermo. 1901, Caronna, Arc. Nunzio
- Storia di Poggioreale (Sicilia), Scuola Linotypografica a Boccone del Povero, Palermo 1956, Aloisio, Can. Dr. Francesco
- #OnePlaceWednesday showcase: Poggioreale, Sicily May 31, 2023.
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