Fossalto, Province of Campobasso, Molise, Italy
This little town was previously called "Fossacoeca" (=blind ditch) for its position on a hill at the far end of the Vallone delle Case.
Altitude: 5 m a.s.l -- Territory: valley -- Population: ca. 1600 inhabitants -- Zip/postal code: 86020 -- Phone Area Code: 0874 -- Patron Saint: S. Nicola on 9 May -- Frazioni & Località: Fossalto, Sant'Agnese.
In 1269 it is recorded in documents of the Angevin administration as belonging to Guglielmo Stendardo, an ambassador of king Charles I Anjou. Other feudal lords were the Sanfromondo in the 15th century, the di Capua in the 16th, then the Piscelli, Carafa and lastly the Mascione.
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