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The Bourbons Last Bastion Against Unification in Abruzzo

by Sam Dunham

The fortress at Civitella del Tronto, ’s highest fort and worth a historical ramble back in time.  It was the last Bourbon bastion which Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoy squeezed by a siege from Oct 1860 ending 20 March 1861, 3 days after the official unification of .

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2 comments

Maylmer 17/03/2011 - 21:37

Absolutely love the contrasts and colors in this photo! S'perb!

lifeinabruzzo 17/03/2011 - 22:10

Mary thank you so much for the lovely compliment re the photo!

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