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Stele ai Caduti di San Romano

icona Stele ai Caduti di San Romano
Stele di San Romano in Garfagnana
Area: Garfagnana
District/Locality: San Romano in Garfagnana
Address: via degli Studi

The stele dedicated to all the Fallen (included those of labor) has been realized with cement. On it there is a cross with three legs in a rectangular structure of white cement and you can read the epigraph “...e sia la pace”. The monument is surrounded on three sides by a stone structure, on which there is a plate dedicated to the Fallen. The stele is located in a small Memorial park where, in honour of the Fallen, stay just two trees: a pine and a horse-chestnut.

The park and the stele have been realized between 1962 and 1971. The memorial stone has been officially inaugurated on the afternoon of 4th November – with the blessing of Father Pietro Fortini, of San Romano, and the intervention of the mayor of San Romano Garfagnana, Pellegrino Benigni. Many representatives of ex-serviceman's structures and also the families of the Fallen on labor took part to the ceremony.

Lina Rossi, painter and teacher, was the author of the stele which has been realized by the enterprise Pieretti of San Romano.

On the stele: E SIA LA PACE


In the sixties it was born a town committee, presided by Mr. E. Mariani, which has followed all the phases of the funds collect and realizations of the work.

- ARCHIVIO ANCR LUCCA, lettera del comune di San Romano alla ANCR Lucca, 5 maggio 1962
- ARCHIVIO ANCR LUCCA, lettera del Presidente ANCR lucca Michelangelo Chiapparini al sindaco di San Romano, prot. 927/62.
- Oggi inaugurazione del monumento ai caduti in “La Nazione”, CXIII, 258, 4 novembre 1971, edizione del mattino
- Un cippo per i caduti inaugurato a S. Romano, in “La Nazione”, CXIII, 261, domenica 7 novembre 1971.

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