Arel Brown and Brian Donohoe discuss Brian’s 1933 “woodie” station wagon

This site contains information about the Early Ford V-8 Club Eastern National Meet in Clayton, NY, September 15-21, 2024, sponsored by Region #59, Mohawk Valley, NY and Region #3 Western NY .

The Early Ford V-8 Club of America holds three national meets (Eastern, Central and Western) per year. These are hosted by local chapters of the club. The national organization hosts a Grand National meet in Dearborn, MI, every fifth year, including the 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee in 2023.

Justin LaChausse’s 1948 Mercury convertible

Participating vehicles are Ford’s manufactured between 1932 and 1953, with flathead V-8 engines, in three major classes: original, restored, or touring.

Mohawk Valley vehicles and members at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Allen LaChausse’s pick-up going through the operations check.

For club members, meets are an opportunity to share their vehicles and camraderie with other enthusiasts, to compete for awards and to exchange information. For members and guests alike, the shows are a glimpse into the past.