PIAZZA PADRE PIO, San Paolo di Civitate, (Foggia)
The City of San Paolo di Civitate, aware of the strong social and cultural relevance; by resolution of the City Council no. 232 of 20th November 1986, requested to the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Puglia and the Ministry of Culture, the permission to hold in storage the archaeological finds from the local of municipal property located in Via XX Settembre. By resolution of the City committee no. 112 of 23rd February 1994, it deliberated the establishment of a permanent archaeological exhibition on the former premises of the Convent of St. Anthony of Padua; with a note of protocol 7564 of 07/10/1994, the Ministry of Culture and Environment authorised the exhibition of archaeological materials. The materials were transferred to the former Convent of St. Anthony of Padua (in accordance with the resolutions passed by the City committee) deemed it most suitable to house the archaeological exhibition - by resolution of the City Council no. 8 of February 29th 1996, it deliberated the establishment of the Archaeological Museum of San Paolo Civitate.