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5-11 Club/Fire Buffs of Illinois Muster Highlights

CFD muster

Pumping into the antique water tower. Larry Shapiro photo

CFD antique water tower

The water tower getting supplied to flow all three guns. Larry Shapiro photo

American LaFrance Century engine

Feeding the water tower from this beautifully restored American LaFrance Century engine. Larry Shapiro photo

boy playing in water spray

Nothing beats getting wet on a hot day! Larry Shapiro photo

Classic Pirsch pumper

Classic Pirsch pumper formally from Kenosha, WI. Larry Shapiro photo

Classic Pirsch engine pumping

Another shot of the Pirsch, this time feeding the water tower. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago Ridge Pirsch

A Pirsch Quad from Chicago Ridge. Larry Shapiro photo

CFD antique water tower

The water tower with the skyline. Larry Shapiro photo

FDNY Seagrave engine

The highlight for many was the appearance of this FDNY Seagrave engine that was 'in-cognito' while traveling to NYC for delivery. Larry Shapiro photo

CFD Dodge Monaco

Beautifully restored Dodge Monaco for Battalion 7. Larry Shapiro photo

CFD Fire Academy Muster

A view of the water tower from inside the drill yard. Larry Shapiro photo

CFD antique water tower

The water tower going full force down Taylor Street. Larry Shapiro photo

CFD antique water tower

Another view looking east on Taylor. Larry Shapiro photo

boy playing in water on a hot day

The only way to enjoy the very hot day was to get wet. Larry Shapiro photo

boys playing in the spray of a fire truck

When the wind shifted, it wasn't just the young ones that got wet, everyone ran for cover. Larry Shapiro photo

American LaFrance Century pumper

At the day's end, the apparatus was positioned for photos. Larry Shapiro photo

photographers taking pictures of a fire truck

Several buffs waited for the opportunity to photograph the apparatus that was on display. Larry Shapiro photo

American LaFrance Century pumper Worthington

This beautiful American LaFrance Century pumper was a favorite for many of the visitors. Larry Shapiro

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Seymour WI VFD 100th Anniversary Muster

From Erik Rasmussen regarding the Seymour VFD 100th Anniversary Muster on June 12, 2010 in Seymour, WI

Hello to All:

Below, please find information regarding the 100th Anniversary Muster & Parade. Below, please find muster registration, hotel and activities and a link to the Seymour, WI VFD website.  In addition to the parade and music, you can make a full weekend of activities in the Green Bay area.

Seymour Volunteer Fire Department: Directions to the parade and event schedule are available on the VFD website:

Lodging & Prices via

  • Radisson Hotel & Conference Center. This hotel is located at the Oneida Casino: $122/nt. This is the closest to the parade and events.
  • Aloft Green Bay: New riverfront hotel with adjacent restaurant. This is a very nice hotel with a break.  This upscale hotel is located next door to the National Railroad Museum and 2 minutes from Lambeau Field. $99/nt. The hotel is 20 minutes to the parade and events.
  • Hilton Garden Inn: Next door to Lambeau Field and in the heart of the stadium entertainment district.  5 minutes to the Railroad Museum and shopping. 15 minutes to the parade. Hotel has an Indoor pool and on-site restaurant. $88/nt.
  • The Hampton Inn Green Bay has a rate of $84/nt including breakfast. 15 minutes from parade and events. Restaurants, shopping and Lambeau Field nearby.

What to Do?

  • Brown County Golf Course. Rated by Golf Digest among the best public courses in Wisconsin.
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course: Located in Seymour. A challenging course for any skill level.
  • Bay Park Square: Upscale shopping, dining and theaters.
  • National Railroad Museum. A great collection of working steam and diesel trains with rides and interactive displays:
  • Heritage Hill Living History Museum. A snapshot of history into the origins of Green Bay and the Fox River Valley:
  • Bay Beach Amusement Park. This is a traditional amusement park for kids of all ages, rides are $0.25 each! website:
  • Lambeau Field Tours / Packers Hall of Fame: and
  • Wisconsin Timber Rattler Baseball: Brewers farm team located in Appleton, just 30 minutes south. Tickets start at $5.
  • Door County: Green Bay to Sturgeon Bay is just 45 minutes on a new 65mph highway.
  • Seymour Youth Softball Tournament. Saturday. A great family park. Free admission. Food. Seymour Rock Ledge Park.


  • Seymour Hotel: A traditional Wisconsin Supper Club. Fun atmosphere and great food, good prices. Downtown Seymour.
  • Jackson Pointe: Located at Crystal Springs Golf Course in Seymour. Good food, inexpensive lunch and great location.
  • Grazie’s: Italian family food, moderately priced. Located in Green Bay near the hotels mentioned above and Bay Park Square.
  • Titletown Brewery: Located on the riverfront in the Green Bay Railroad Depot. This micro brewery serves hearty meals and reasonably priced.
  • Curly’s Pub/Restaurant: Located inside Lambeau Field. Good food, moderately priced, Packer atmosphere.

Parade Registration: Every parade entrant will receive one complimentary ticket to the Oak Ridge Boys concert.  Additional tickets are $5 in advance. Please see attachment.

Please let me know if you have any questions. Look forward to seeing you all there.



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