Incorporated May 1, 1961 in Northampton County, Pa.
Running Popular Gun Shows Since 1960
The Forks of the Delaware Historical Arms Society, Inc., sponsor of the original Allentown Show, welcomes you to our website. Here you can learn about our club, the events we host, about various fields of collecting, and maybe even meet a few of our members. We hope your visit here is an enjoyable one and look forward to seeing you at one of our 2 day shows or monthly meetings. Thank you for visiting our site and please return often.
The Board of Directors and Members, FDHAS
Non Members Can Go To Our Gun Show Schedule Page
Linked Below and Print Out Admission Discounts.
To gather together persons desiring to promote and encourage the study of
arms, antique and modern,
and all accessories thereto, their histories
To bring about public appreciation and respect for arms, and collectors of arms, and to disseminate a working knowledge upon the part of all users of arms.
To promote good fellowship among the members and their guests.
To promote and defend the right to own firearms. To make members, as well as non-members, aware of the historical and educational concept of arms collecting.
The October 2009 Issue of the American Rifleman has an article listing our 2 day gun show in the top 13 shows in the country. The article mistakenly refers to this organization by its the old name, which was changed years ago (Forks of the Delaware Weapons Assn). Click Here to read about it.
Announcements for Members
Latest announcements in red.
Members are encouraged to defend the Second Amendment by donating money to pro gun ownership organizations. Here is our latest ad, with the Eastern Pennsylvania Firearms Coalition. We also will encourage members to donate to that organization which has protect our gun ownership for over 12 years. Our current radio ad is here: Click Here
We hare happy to announce that the Monthly Meeting at Palmer Township Fire Company, 950 South 27th Street, Easton, Pennsylvania 18045 will have free breakfast for our members in Januaary and June.
Thanks to Club Member John Morris, we now have two Youtube
pages up and running. John walked around our December 2009 gun show and uploaded
these for you to see. You can view the pages by clicking on the links below:
Exotic Firearms Click Here
Very Collectible Hand Guns Click Here
We are proud to announce the completion of the history of this organization. As time goes on, more pictures will be inserted, so visit that page often. Click on the navigation bar below.
All individuals wanting to display for an award must sign a display agreement. You can see the agreement (.pdf file) by Clicking Here. You may print out the agreement and have it ready or a copy will be available for you to sign at the show.
You can now see the future dates for The Allentown Show through the year 2015. Click on the "Future Show Dates" navigation bar.
This site is in the early stage of producing "The FDHAS Library". It
will consist of a variety of articles written by our members. The articles will
be credited to the contributing member, copyrighted, and linked to the member's
contact information, if he so desires. If you feel you
would like to contribute an article, contact the library editor by email to
How soon the articles appear will depend upon the submission speed by our
members. Please do not email the editor regarding membership or table
reservations. Those emails will be deleted.
The Library Currently has a Completed Article for your enjoyment
Click on Author's Name in Blue
|Imperial Japanese Paratrooper Equipment|
|John Shaw's Sword C-1800||Stan Smullen|
WARNING: FDHAS will prosecute any
individual caught in theft
at any of our events. The individual will be arrested by the Allentown
Police and prosecuted to the fullest extend of the law.
All Federal, State, and Local Firearms Laws must be obeyed.
No strollers or children in backpacks allowed
at any of our events.
No roller skates, heelies, or roller blades can enter our show.
No cameras allowed. Only official club
photographs may be taken.
Free Parking! Remember there is never a charge to park at The Allentown Gun Show.
Club members get in early on Saturday and Sunday at 2 Day Shows held in:
February - May - July - October - December
Board Of Directors
Show/Business Manager &
Treasurer - John Lawson
Vice President &
Security Coordinator- Terry Miller
Secretary/Treasurer - Jessica Austin
Sergeant at Arms - Dan Alloggio
Club Attorney - Richard Pepper
Bill Klotz-Club Historian
|Assistant Sgts. at Arms
This web site will be in a constant state of construction.
If you would like to comment on this website or have any questions or suggestions, please CLICK HERE. The personnel monitoring this email address are not equipped to answer questions about table reservations or membership.
All images and text are the property of The Forks of the Delaware Historical
Arms Society, Inc.