The Old Dominion Historical Fire Society is the Virginia Chapter of the Society for the Preservation & Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America



Website Updates & Postings - 9/29/2015

2015 ODHFS Officers

President - Tom Sharpley - (757) 759-0959    

Vice President - Wayne Kidd - (804) 690-5347

Secretary & Membership Chair - Richard Moss - (804) 748-2940     

Treasurer - Mike Dubus - (804) 748-4048      

Eastern Region Director - Paul Rogers - (804) 580-2099      

Central Region Director - Gary Hoerman - (434) 962-4288

Northern Region Director - Paul Lamp - (540) 533-5293       

Southwest Region Director - Jeffrey Saunders - (540) 440-0095  

Western Region Director - Rob Fariss - (540) 580-8550

Safety Director - Bob Banach - (757) 358-7946

Archives/Historian - Tom Herman - 804-590-1239

WebChief - Jack Sullivan - 804-514-3766


ODHFS now on Twitter too!


The Spring & Summer 2015 ODHFS Newsletters, The Torchbearer
are now online for Members Only (05-25-15).


09-29-2015: New photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
Photos from Blackstone Festival and Muster have been posted.

If you have a large number of photos that you plan to send to
the WebChief, please e-mail or call me first so we can
prevent overloading the e-mailbox. 

09-29-2015: New events posted on our Calendar Page


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News Headlines
Mon. Oct 5th 2015
To be held at Cople District VFD, Kinsale, VA10am - 3pm, Saturday October 24, 2015Parade Line up at 8:30am on Brook Ave., Grand Entrance Parade rolls at 9:30amExhibits, muster and refreshments from 10am to 3pm. There will also be an ODHFS General Membership Meeting during this event. This is piggy-b...
Sun. Oct 4th 2015
(VA) Trucks: The Workhorses of the Automotive WorldSun. Oct 18th 2015 12:00pm - 4:00pmDorey Recreation Center, 7200 Dorey Park Dr, Henrico, VA 23231The Trucks: The Workhorses of the Automotive World program is on Sunday, October 18 from 2-3:30 pm.It is at Dorey Recreation Center, 7200 Dorey Park Dr,...
Sun. Oct 4th 2015
Who: Stafford Volunteer Fire DepartmentWhat: Open HouseWhen: 1000-1400 on Saturday, October 17thWhere: 305 Jason Mooney Dr. Stafford, VA 22554 (Between I-95 Exit 140 and U.S. Route 1). Why: Strengthen community relations
Fri. Oct 2nd 2015
ODHFS Members please check the Events Calendar for updated information about event cancellations and rescheduling due to the wet weekend. Most events for this weekend have been cancelled but two events in Maryland are still posted as active. Others have been changed to later dates. The website calen...
Tue. Sep 29th 2015
Good article about fire museums and the ways some of them are changing to engage visitors in their mission. Click the link for the full article!Hands-On HistoryWhy fire museums are adopting an interactive, learn-by-doing approach to engage visitors in the rich history of fire and firefighting.
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Every 3rd Friday
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Every 1st Friday
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sun. Oct 11th 2015
Sun. Oct 11th 2015
1:00pm - 4:00pm
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The Old Dominion Historical Fire Society
P.O. Box 4196
Chester, VA 23831
Non-Emergency: 000-000-0000
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