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


"Owner's Pride" Photo Collection!
The antique fire and rescue apparatus owned by our club members

ATTENTION: ODHFS Members, Friends, and Supporters

You can now renew your membership and/or make donations
through the ODHFS website. On the left side of this page,
“click” on Store that appears at the bottom of the menu.
You will be presented with a list of options.
For the option you choose to elect, “click” on the Buy Now button.

You will be presented with an invoice screen with the ability to
pay through your personal PayPal account or an alternative.
If you choose the alternative, you will be presented with a screen
that asks for your Credit Card information to be billed.
That’s all you need to do! Any questions contact:

Treasurer - George Mills - (919) 895-8762


Website Updates & Postings - 05/27/2023

2023 ODHFS Officers

President - Tom Herman - (804) 590-1239

Vice President - Gary Hoerman - (434) 962-4288

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

Treasurer - George Mills - (919) 895-8762      

Eastern Region Director - Wayne Black - (757) 373-0753       

Central Region Director - Floyd Greene - (804) 347-9016

Northern Region Director - David Gantt - (703) 973-7117   

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

Safety Director - Vacant

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

WebChief - Jack Sullivan - (804) 514-3766


ODHFS is on Twitter !
Find ODHFS on Instagram here!


The Winter 2023 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (03-05-2023).
(Members must Log In to see Newsletters)


05-21-2023: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
2023 Event Photos posted from the
The ODHFS 2023 Annual Meeting  (103 photos) and
the 2023 Apple Blossom Muster & Parade (246 photos)!  


Updates posted on our Calendar Page

 Parades, Event info
posted for 2023.

Mark your calendars now!


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ESTATE SALE OF FIRE EQUIPMENTWHEN: Saturday, June 17th, 2023 9:00 AM – 3:00 PMWHERE: Firesmith Farm, 6466 Georgetown, Rd., Broad Run, Va.The 40+ year collection of ODHFS member Richard “Smitty” Smith will be offered for sale, first come, first served.All items will be price marked ...
Saturday, June 10th, 2023
Don't forget the Region 3 Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday June 10, 2023 at the FFA Museum in the quarters of DCFD Engine 3 at 439 New Jersey Ave. NW. Doors will open at 1000 for museum tours and networking.
ODHFS Central Region Members;First I want to welcome another old (Ken you can interpret "old" any way you want to) friend to ODHFS and the Central Region. Ken Brown from Goochland County. He owns a 1956 Ford/Oren that I hope to be seeing at events in the region soon.The following are eve...
Tuesday, April 18th, 2023
ODHFS Central Region Members;My wife and I were on a 5 hour layover in Dallas on our way home from seeing our grandchildren (and daughter, and son-in-law) so my choice was either lay on the floor and sleep (which I didn't do last night on the plane) or try to be productive.

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