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Valledolmo (Palermo Province) is 100 km. from Palermo, alt. 746 m., in the southwest Madonie, on the slopes of Pizzo Sampieri, area 25.8 sq. km., pop. over 4500, post-code 90029, tel. 091. Economy: agriculture (cereals, grapes), industries (foodstuffs, furniture, building, plastics).

Founded in the early 17th century by Antonio Cutelli with the name of Castelnormanno, it later took its name from a great elm tree that used to stand near the Chiesa delle Anime Sante.

Churches (Cefalu Diocese) include the following:
Immacolata Conc. di Maria SS. (1743)
Chiesa delle Anime Sante (1645, historic)
Oratorio della Madonna del Rosario (historic)
Collegio di Maria (1776, historic)
Chiesa della Purita (1844-1881)

Families researched in these records include the following:
Di Bondo
Di Piazza

Links to other sites about Valledolmo include:
Valledolmo Photos
Palermo Province

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily, Part 1 and Part 2 is now available on 2 CDs. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.

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