NE Ohio/Western PA Region

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A Pay-As-You-Go Mini-Meet in Tiffin, OH

        Dodge Main and OH/WPA Regions of the Dodge Brothers Club


Join us from Thursday evening, April 30, 2015 to Sunday morning, May 3, 2015 for two full days of touring.  You may also join us for a portion of this tour if that’s all your schedule will allow.


Friday’s Tentative Schedule (8:30 a.m. departure):


Visit Crystal Traditions (an artisan glass factory) in Tiffin.

Drive to Fremont; lunch stop in Fremont.

Visit the Hayes Presidential Center (museum and mansion).

Drive to Old Fort; visit Gillmor Ordnance in Old Fort (a cannon foundry).

Return to Tiffin; supper in Tiffin.


Saturday’s Tentative Schedule (8:30 a.m. departure):


Visit a private antique automobile museum in Tiffin.

Drive to Bellevue; lunch in Bellevue.

Visit the Mad River Railroad Museum (the largest railroad museum in Ohio).

Drive to Clyde; visit the Clyde Heritage Museum.

Return to Tiffin; supper in Tiffin.


Sunday: Breakfast at Hampton Inn and then departure.


HOTEL INFORMATION: Renovation of the Hampton Inn should be complete long before we arrive.  There will be parking for tow vehicles/trailers in the hotel lot. If your tow vehicle is a motor home,  PLEASE CONTACT US for more information!  Our daily group rate per room is $102.00+ tax for Thursday night, $119.00+ tax for Friday and for Saturday.  Complimentary breakfast is included.  Call (419) 443-5300 to make your reservations including room type.  Mention Dodge Brothers Club.  The Hampton Inn is located on the south side of Tiffin at 2492 State Route 231 (just north of US-224). 


If you plan to join us, PLEASE CONTACT US AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE (no later than March 31, 2015).  We need to know HOW MANY will be in your party and WHEN you plan to arrive.  We must provide head counts to Crystal Traditions, restaurants, and museums.  If weather permits, we will socialize outside the hotel in the evenings.  Bring lawn chairs if you have space for them.


Bob and Mary Palmer – Phone (616) 891-2205    Send emails to both addresses:




Burton Power show is around the corner on July 26th.  Please send to all Ohio/PA/MI guys and post in the DB Magazine!
It will be a nice day of old engines, cars, people, set at one of the best historical villages around. 
This event traditionally has an antique tractor pull, old steam threshers driving around, steam excavators digging, Hit and Miss engines, Oil field engines, kid peddle tractor pulls, steam powered saws working, a blacksmith, candle making, and other old cars. 
Century Village is made up of old homes and buildings that have been moved into a historical Western Reserve village setting. This event is a great way to introduce people to the fun of old cars! Dodge Brothers club members and your friends riding in your old car get in free!! 
We have reserved a row to park Dodge Brothers cars that gives us a great view of the tractor parade. 
We will have a grill available to heat and cook, bring dishes, and chairs!! 
Trailers may be parked at my house. 
Here is the plan:
  • Meet at JC Bittence, Jr.'s house in the morning at 11:30 am EST. 
  • Drive to Burton just before 12:00am. 
  • The drive is about 10 to 15 miles.
  • We will have support vehicles.
  • Please RSVP so we can coordinate show spaces.
  • Please RSVP with what food dish you can bring!
Keep in mind that everyone is welcome to join us at the Power Show Saturday July 26th for the Historic Engine Society hamburger, hotdog, and freshly picked and steamed corn picnic dinner around 6pm.

JC & Jessica Bittence, Jr.
330-557 0767