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Finnish-American Heritage Association of Ashtabula County
Image courtesy of Linda Riddell


WELCOME! to all visitors to the Finnish American Cultural Center on W. 8th St. in historical Ashtabula Harbor.


Events page:
Upcoming meetings and programs 2014:

  July 19 "Sovinto Hall Memories" join us at 5 pm at the Finnish American Cultural Center, 1330 W. 8th St. Come to tell a story if you have one or come to listen! Now on display is a Sovinto Hall wall hanging designed, created, and donated by Doug Stevenson. Refreshments will be provided!

Tickets for the annual Fish Fry on Aug. 25 and $100 gift card raffle are now on sale at the center.

Finnish language lessons will continue on Mondays at 3 pm during July.

 June 30 Starting June 30, 3pm, Finnish language classes begin. Gregor Olavsky will be the instructor.

 Paintings of the Harbor, in the unique style of local artist Julene Sippola Schwarz on display and for sale for a month.

 The museum is now open every Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm and also by appointment. Call Elsa or Linda, 440-964-2519.



About Us:
    The Finnish-American Heritage Association of Ashtabula County (FAHA) is an organization dedicated to maintaining and preserving Finnish heritage in our community and county. We strive to gain a broader understanding of Finnish traits, customs, and traditions, and to learn what contributions the Finns have made to life in America.
    Finally, we wish to retain and transmit this knowledge to succeeding generations.