Chiesa di San Nicola

Scanno / Frattura, Abruzzo Italy

Roman Catholic

An earthquake in 1915 destroyed Old Fracture; nearly half the people were killed. The town was rebuilt between 1932 and 1936 nearby. The ruins of the old town are of interest. St. Nicholas is the patron saint of Frattura and his feast is celebrated on the 2nd Sunday in September. Holy Mass, a procession on the only street, with band, fireworks and music following in the square.