Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Titusville in Crawford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early Refinery

 
 
Early Refinery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 1, 2013
1. Early Refinery Marker
Inscription. The first refinery in the Oil Creek Region for crude petroleum was built nearby in 1860. The first run of oil was made in 1861. Oil was first refined at Pittsburgh, about 1854, by Samuel Kier.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 37.587′ N, 79° 39.196′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on East Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 27) 0.1 miles west of East Spring Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville PA 16354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John William Heisman (approx. 0.6 miles away); John A. Mather (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ida M. Tarbell (approx. 0.8 miles away); Drake Well Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Oil Creek (approx. 1.1 miles away); Roberts Torpedo (approx. 1.1 miles away); Titusville Trust Company, 1919 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Drake Well (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Titusville.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Early Refinery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 1, 2013
2. Early Refinery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement