“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Tulsa in Tulsa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)

First Oil Well in Tulsa County

First Oil Well in Tulsa County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Connor, circa June 26, 2009
1. First Oil Well in Tulsa County Marker
Inscription. First oil well in Tulsa County, completed on June 25, 1901 .4 mi west by Drs. J.C.W. Bland and Fred S. Clinton. This well brought first nation wide publicity and oil boom to Indian Ter. Rapid industrial development made Tulsa "Oil Capital of the World."
Erected 1949 by Oklahoma Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 6.274′ N, 96° 1.396′ W. Marker is in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in Tulsa County. Marker is on Southwest Boulevard (Oklahoma Route 66) south of West 41st Street South, in the median. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4244 Southwest Boulevard, Tulsa OK 74107, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Not Just a Ball Game (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mary Veasey Leech (approx. 2.9 miles away); Creek Stickball Park (approx. 2.9 miles away); Creek Nation Council Oak Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Elliott Building (approx. 3.7 miles away); Oklahoma Natural Gas Company Building (approx. 3.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church Centennial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Pentane (C5H12) Molecular Model (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tulsa.
Categories. 20th CenturyNatural Resources
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tim Connor of Owasso, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 1,265 times since then and 124 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tim Connor of Owasso, Oklahoma. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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