25 years of the Italian-American Museum thanks to the dedication of a man
The American Italian Heritage Museum is located inside a former church on Central Avenue in Colony. Like the people it represents, the building blended into the landscape while maintaining a distinct identity.
The credit goes to Philip DiNovo. A retired professor from SUNY Morrisville, he felt the need to record and preserve his Italian heritage for himself and for immigrants for generations to come. It is with this in mind that in 1979 he founded an association for Italian immigrants.