Federation of India Community Association

Federation of India Community Association (HM487)

Location: Cleveland Heights, OH 44106 Cuyahoga County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 30.059', W 81° 35.648'

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In 1962, Asian Indian students of Case Western Reserve University started India Association of Cleveland (IAC). In 1967, IAC started a newspaper "LOTUS," regarded as the first such Asian Indian community newspapers in the United States. In 1978, IAC started a community center to be owned and managed by a new organization: India Community Center (ICC), the first such facility established by Asian Indians in Ohio. In 1980, IAC and ICC merged and formed the Federation of India Community Associations (FICA). Other associations representing the various states and interests in India became Federation members.
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HM NumberHM487
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
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Marker Number68-18
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the Federation of India Community Association, and the Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:39am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 450412 N 4594543
Decimal Degrees41.50098333, -81.59413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 30.059', W 81° 35.648'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 30' 3.54" N, 81° 35' 38.88" W
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Area Code(s)216, 440
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12412 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights OH 44106, US
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