Italian Heritage Center Exhibit with Chef Walter

Jan 03, 2020 1027

Chef Walter Potenza joins us in the Studio today to take us on Tour of the Italian Heritage Center Exhibit. The only photographic collections of early Italian immigration in Rhode Island! Since 1886 Federal Hill in Providence Rhode Island has been one the centers for Italian immigration in the United States. Italian settlers replaced the Irish settlers which were inhabiting this territory immediately after the Irish famine.

We decided to undergo a campaign of collecting photos and important documents that justly represent this hub of history and culture intended for the preservation of Federal Hill, Providence while honoring the richness of Italian - American immigration history. 

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