Palazzo della Mercanzia - Bologna, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 44° 29.619 E 011° 20.794
32T E 686568 N 4929382
Quick Description: The Palazzo della Mercanzia, is located in the homonymous square on the city of Bologna. It has a sign that tells the history that it was damage by an aerial bomb and later restored to his original condition.
Location: Emilia–Romagna, Italy
Date Posted: 6/25/2014 4:08:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMM01C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
Views: 1

Long Description:
This Sign of History is a stone placed in the front wall of the Palazzo della Mercanzia and it reads:

"Colpita al piede da bomba aerea
che lanciata il 25 settembre 1943 non esplose
Gravemente mutilata dalla stessa
fatta esplodere due giorni dopo
contro la volontá dei cittadini
questa loggia
fu consolidata dal 1943 al 1944 dal genio civile
e ripristinata dal 1946 al 1948 dalla soprintendenza al monumenti
a spese dello sato"

English translation whit the help of google:

"Shoted by an aerial bomb
which was launched in September 25, 1943 that did not explode
Was severely mutilated by the same bomb
that detonated two days later
against the will of the citizens
this lodge
was consolidated from 1943 to 1944 by civil engineering
and restored from 1946 to 1948 by the Superintendency of monuments
at the expense of the persons concerned"
Group that erected the marker: Cittá de Bologna

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Bologna, Italy

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