The historical places of work: Citadel of the Sulfur
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The historical places of work: Citadel of the Sulfur

Places included in the "Regional Map of Places of Identity and Memory" (LIM) established by the Sicily Region with DA n. 8410 of 03/12/2009

The sector of reference is that relating to the "Historical places of work -" Archaeologized "places of extraction, collection, production - Cittadella dello sulolfo

The places included in the IWB: 

  • Citadel of the sulfur (Catania)

In Catania the citadel of the sulfur, the industrial area created for the processing of sulfur, north-east of the current Catania Central Station, which had been abandoned for some time, was recovered in the seventies by integrating new and old and creating Le Ciminiere a fair, exhibition and conference area. The agglomeration of refining and milling plants and chimneys occupied an area equal to the entire historic center, testifying to the importance of the sulfur sector for the Catania economy of the time. (Source: wikipedia)

Card insertion: Ignatius Caloggero

Photo: web

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Web 

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