The A.R.S. wants to thank all those who in some way have been involved with and have contributed to the realization of the”Museum for Peace” project and in particular:
The Mayor of the City of Barga Marco Bonini who believed in and supported this project with us, and all his concil.
Martina secretary to Mayor Bonini for her helpfulness.
The culture department of the City of Barga.
The Commissioner of Public Works Pietro Onesti for always being available at important points of the project.
The Technical Department of Barga and in particular the surveyor Omero Togneri, for their continued helpfulness.
Former Mayor Mauro Campani as promoter of a monument / park on the site of the Rocca.
Former Mayor Umberto Sereni for maintaining the profile of the Rocca alla Pace.
Our foreign friends who are also our neighbours and are always helpful and supportive of our efforts: Alan and Mary Gibbins, Bill Furman, Carlo Marchetti, Solace and Bill Sheets, Alfredo Moscardini, Fiona and Richard Quigley, and all others who have supported us.
Eng. Marco Ceccarelli for his professionalism and competence.
Our accountant Emma Biagioni for accounting support and for her friendship.
The Company Building ARTECO for the construction of the building.
Msgr. Stefano Serafini for his understanding of the issues of the parishioners of Sommocolonia.
Luca Galeotti, director of Giornale di Barga which has contributed much to the realization of this website.
Colonel Vittorio Biondi who helped by his historical research on the Battle of Sommocolonia.
The Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca for its generous contribution,
The Foundation Lions Club for taking into consideration our project.
The Pro Loco of Barga by promoting events of historic / scenic and the appreciation of Sommocolonia.
Our friends Fotobarga, Federica Piacentini, Michael Adami and Davide Iacopetti who have created this website.
Last but not least Members of the Associazione Ricreativa di Sommocolonia, including its President Massimo Nardini, the Vice-Chairman Enrico Gonella, the Executive Committee and all members. We believed in an impossible dream which is now being realised.