ItalianSide stories: Time Changes Everything (Almost)

Everyone has a story: tell us yours! stories@italianside.com Time Changes Everything (Almost) Part I – Matera 1979 by D. Hirsch Fourteen years before it became a UNESCO World Heritage site, I visited Matera, deep in the heart of southern Italy. This was back in 1979 and I had just finished college. A friend and I [...]

ItalianSide stories: Salerno

Do you have an interesting story that you would like to share with our readers here on ItalianSide.com ? Tell us a story of your ancestors’ experiences or a special memory you have of Italy. Send your stories to stories@italianside.com Salerno by D. Hirsch Nothing compares to the art in Florence, the history of Rome, [...]

ItalianSide Stories: Time Travel

Do you have an interesting story that you would like to share with our readers here on ItalianSide.com ? Tell us a story of your ancestors’ experiences or a special memory you have of Italy. Send your stories to stories@italianside.com Time Travel – by Ann S. When my grandparents immigrated from Italy they left their [...]

ItalianSide stories: After Matera

After Matera – Memories of My Grandfather by D. Hirsch My grandfather, Francesco Paolo, was fourth of seven children, born in July 1893. Of those seven children, only four of them ever reached adulthood. Francesco was 17 years old when he left the town of Matera in the Basilicata region of Italy to come to [...]

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