Welcome to the Roscigno Vecchia Foundation!
Our Foundation and this website aims to encourage and promote tourism to Roscigno Vecchia and the surrounding areas, provide scholarships to the children of Roscigno and the surrounding district, assist in the preservation of the historic town, provide archival information (location of family records in Italy and the USA) and reunite descendants of the town through communication, reunions and group trips to Italy.
The Roscigno Vecchia Foundation is a 501 (C) (3) non-for profit group whose mission is to serve the descendants of Roscigno, Italy. This mission includes, setting up a scholarship fund for the children of Roscigno and the surrounding area, maintain and update family genealogy, of Roscigno descendants, assistance in the preservation and rebuilding of the “old” town, Roscigno, be a sister organization of Pro Loco Foundation of Roscigno, Italy, encourage and promote tourism to Roscigno, Italy and the surrounding area, notify descendants of family reunions and provide archival information (location of family records in Italy and USA).
Roscigno Vecchia also known as “old Roscigno” is a small village in southern Italy. Abandoned in the early 20th Century due to the danger of a landslide, the town’s original buildings still stand today as a representation of 19th Century Italian rural town development, society and architecture.
View our Photo Gallery for a more in-depth look into the town and art of Roscigno Vecchia as we continue to restore its structural beauty where are ancestors once lived.