It took 200 years of
firefighting before the first county-wide fire museum was
born in 1996 a county-wide group of fire commissioners, chiefs, volunteer and professional firefighters decided to
create the Orange County Firefighters Museum.
was formed as a not-for-profit organization in chartered as
a New York state educational institution in June, 1997 the
board agreed to purchase the old firehouse in the village of
Montgomery as the museum’s site the building is situated in
an historic district.
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below are photos from the renovation