Fort Puntal Ferraro (Fort Umbertino)
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Fort Puntal Ferraro (Fort Umbertino)

LOCATION:
San Rizzo Hills
DATING:
XIX SEC.
DESCRIPTION:
It was part of the fortification system called Forti Umbertini. It has a drawbridge entrance on the right side and a lined moat of medium size. Inside on the left there is a single ramp leading to the combat embankment. Headquarters of a state-owned equipped area managed by the State Forestry Company

FORTI UMBERTINI
The Forts called Umbertini are so called because they were built during the reign of Umberto I of Savoy for the defense of the Strait. It is a system of fortifications that is part of a broader plan for the defense of peninsular Italy. Commissioned by the Minister of War Milon at the end of the 7th century. The Royal Decree of 12/1882/1128 n. XNUMX initiated the start of the procedures for the construction of these fortifications. The Umbertini Forts were scarcely used, also because they were not completely suitable for the new forms of attack with the arrival of the planes, still not present as much as the fortifications were conceived and designed. Strong followers fall within the territory of Messica: Mangialupi, Masotto, Monte dei Centri, Campone, Cavalli, Ferraro, Ogliastri, Petrazza, San Jachiddu, Shiaffino, Serra La Croce, Dinnamare, Spuria, Menaja Crispi.

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