Chronology

As our project develops, this where you will find a timeline of Arab immigration to Indianapolis, major community accomplishments and turning points, and fun facts about Arab Indianapolis.

1900  At least 208 Arabic-speaking immigrants arrive in Indiana

1910   Syrian immigrants in Indiana now total more than 1,000 people 

2010  U.S. Census reports 19,720 Hoosiers of Arab ancestry while the Arab American Institute estimates the number is closer to 46,122—the largest group is Syrian-Lebanese

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