Culture, Histoire et Patrimoine de Passy

OVERALL SITE PLAN

A. HOME PAGE (new entries, news, suggestions)
B. WHO ARE WE ?
1. PRESENTATION OF CHePP (our objectives, address, office)
2. CHePP FROM DAY TO DAY 
2.1. News about CHePP
2.2. Projects
2.3. Activities
2.4. Members’ page (members only)
2.5. Resources

3. CONTACT
3.1. Become a member
3.2. Order Vatusium (order form)
3.3. Donations
3.4. Newsletter registration
3.5. Contact us
3.6. Communications

C. HISTORY OF PASSY
1. From prehistoric times to the 21st century

1.1. Passy in prehistoric times
1.2. Passy in ancient times
1.3. Passy during the middle ages
1.4. Passy in 16th &17th centuries
1.5. Passy in the 18th century
1.6. Passy in the 19th century
1.7. Passy in the 20th century and our time

2. Passy and Pfullingen, twin towns ; origin, evolution, actors, exchanges – music, folklore, sports, fire brigades
3. Personalities who have left their mark on Passy
4. History of Passy’s villages from the 16th century to our time
5. Passy’s religious history
6. Famous visitors and travel stories about Mont Blanc country

D. PASSY’S CULTURAL HERITAGE
1. CIVIL STRUCTURES
1.1. The town hall
1.2. Education
1.3. Public services and municipal equipment
1.4. Residency
1.5. Municipal sports facilities
2. RELIGIOUS HERITAGE
2.1. History of Passy’s religious heritage
2.2. Churches
2.3. Chapels
2.4. Oratories
2.5. Crucifixes and religious inscriptions

3.
TOURIST STRUCTURES  I°
3.1. Tourist organizations in and around Passy, tourist office, museums, nature reserve
3.2. Fauna
3.3. Flora: 530 species listed
TOURIST STRUCTURES II°
3.4. Walks and mountain hikes
3.5. Mountain sports
TOURIST STRUCTURES III°

3.6. Winter tourism
3.7. Summer tourism
3.8. Other sporting activities
3.9. Other leisure activities

4. POPULAR LOCAL LEGACIES
4.1. Popular tales, legends, sayings and proverbs
4.2. Anecdotes, eyewitness accounts, traditions of Passy
4.3. Folklore, dancing
4.4. Songs from Savoie
4.5. Traditional Passy costumes
4.6. Traditional Passy gastronomy
4.7. Popular games and toys in Passy
4.8. Popular festivities and celebrations
4.9. Traditional trades and occupations

5. MEDICAL TRADITION
5.1. The fight against tuberculosis
5.2. The Passy sanatoriums
5.3. The history of medical care in Passy

6. INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE
6.1. Watermills, reaches, tail races, battledores, wine-presses, sawmills
6.2. Hydroelectricity
6.3. The Chedde factory
6.4. The estates for smaller industries and artisans

7. AGRICULTURAL HERITAGE
8. NATURE’s LEGACY 
E. GEOGRAPHY
1. PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF PASSY – nature’s legacy
1.1. The relief (summits, passes, plains, plateaux, hills, panoramas)

1.2. Passy’s geological history
1.3. Hydrology in Passy (torrents, waterfalls, flooding, lakes, pressure pipelines, dams)

1.4. Passy’s forests
1.5. Climate

2. HUMAN GEOGRAPHY OF PASSY
2.1. Population (settlement, immigration and emigration, life expectancy)
2.2. Land registry (the Sardinian map of 1730 and others)
2.3. Agriculture and rural life : history, animal husbandry, mountain pastures, milk and cheese, orchards and vineyards, other crops, agricultural tools, fairs and markets
2.4. Means of communication (paths, lanes, roads, bridges, railway, cable cars)
2.5. The sky over Passy (a former airport, balloons, paragliders, helicopters, aeroplanes, the mountains seen from above)
2.8. Living in Passy (childhood, youth, marriage, women, homes, the handicapped, mentalities, winter in former times, death and burial)

F. PUBLICATIONS
1. “Vatusium”, CHePP’s annual magazine : list of publications, covers      
2. Other CHePP publications
3. Other publications concerning Passy and surrounding areas
4. Bibliography on Passy

G. CULTURE IN AND AROUND PASSY
1. Reading, writing, the Passy library
2. The international Mountain Book Fair in Passy
3. Cinema and audio-visual in Passy
4. Music, singing, dance in Passy
5. Theatre in Passy
6. Festivals in Passy
7. Museums, exhibits in Passy
8. The contemporary sculpture route and visual arts in Passy
9. Passy’s got talent – writers, painters, sculptors, craftsmen

H. GLOSSARY :
1. Explanation of street and place names in Passy
2. Passy family surnames
3. Typical Savoie words and expressions
4. Savoie forest vocabulary
5.
Savoie religious terms
I. LINKS

1. Other Passy websites
2. Cultural associations in the Passy area
3. Scientific, cultural associations in Savoie
4. Passy elsewhere on Internet
5. Historic sites

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