Mt Carmel

Festa_Logo 150pxTHE STORY OF THE MINNEAPOLIS ITALIANS (1870 – 2016) 

Sunday, June 12, 11:00 am – ?
Our Lady of Mt.Carmel Church
701 Fillmore St. N. E.

Free = open to the public!

Events & Attractions include:
A special Slide Presentation & Talk/Discussion
A view 1942 film of Mt. Carmel Festa & Street Procession with 100’s of Parishioners!  (Find Your Relatives Among Them!)

Bring some stories to share, and your old photographs and news-clippings.

Some topics in the presentation:

  • 1819 – 1899 early immigrants: Washington Av., Nicollet Island
  • Moving from east bank of the Mississippi to Maple Hill
  • Sicilian fruit peddlers, Calabresi gardeners on north side
  • Cumberland connection ● The 2 Italian Mt. Carmel churches
  • Margaret Barry House ● Organizations ● South Minneapolis
  • Leaving Little Italy ● Carrying On Traditions

Festa Italiana MN is a non-profit, all-volunteer group, that focuses on preserving and celebrating our Italian heritage. For information call: 651-765-1813 or email