Carsaga is a very ancient location. In fact, archaeological studies and
evidences date back its
origins to the proto time.
Cressagum (the ancient name of Carsaga) appears for the first time in an
Act published by Emperor Charles III “the Fat” in 880 AD.
Probably this name comes from the Gallic word "cresso" which means
"leafy" or "hairy", corresponding to the Latin word "comatus", that
Romans utilized to indicate Gallic people. In fact, Gallic people used
to wear long hair and bushy beards.
Probably Cressagum was the ancient name of the whole area, while the
term "Capiate" came up
later, in the
Nowadays, the location is included in the Adda-Nord Regional Park.
The current layout of the settlement (a farmhouse) dates back to the
nineteenth century. The buildings and the adjacent lands belong to Causa
Pia D'Adda Foundation.