Director of New York City Fire Museum to Speak at Danbury Museum’s ‘Hometown Heroes’ Exhibit



The Danbury Museum & Historical Society will host a program about the history of the New York City Fire Department, presented by Damon Campagna, Executive Director & Curator of the New York City Fire Museum, on Saturday, August 17 at 2pm. The event is free and open to the public.


Mr. Campagna will share stories, images, and information about the formation of the New York City Fire Department and its history.


“We are so pleased to be welcoming Mr. Campagna to the Danbury Museum,” said Museum Executive Director Brigid Guertin. “His presentation is a great complement to our current exhibit, ‘Hometown Heroes,’ which honors Danbury’s own police and fire departments.”


Come early on Saturday to view ‘Hometown Heroes’ at the Danbury Museum & Historical Society. The museum is also selling raffle tickets for a beautiful quilt designed for the police or fireman-to-be in your family at $2.00 each.  he gift shop will also be open and is filled with many items, including specialty exhibit-themed sodas to celebrate our police and firemen.


The Danbury Museum & Historical Society is open for regular hours Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 3pm. For more information, visit

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