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Founded in the first half of the 18th century by Vincenzo Filangeri of the Counts of San Marco.
Of interest is the Villa Sammarco, built in the 18th century with a central garden.
Third Sunday in September- Angel's Flight is celebrated with children suspended with heavy ropes as angels reciting psalms as part of the procession in Villafrati.
Churches (Palermo Diocese) include the following:
Families researched in these records include the following:
Links to other sites about Villafrati include:
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