Muskogee in Muskogee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
State's Earliest Oil Reﬁnery
Muskogee Oil Refining Company, organized in March 1905, built a finishing plant near this site in November, 1904. It soon was producing lamp kerosene, lubricating oil and industrial fuel - the beginning of oil refining in Oklahoma, a leading industry today.
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 73.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 35° 43.693′ N, 95° 24.146′ W. Marker is in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in Muskogee County. Marker is on 32nd Street (U.S. 54/69) 0.2 miles north of Hancock Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2200 South 32nd Street, Muskogee OK 74401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas-Foreman House (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Davis (approx. 5.5 miles away); Oklahoma's First Baptist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wigwam Neosho (approx. 7.2 miles away); Chief Pushmataha (approx. 7.2 miles away); Tullahassee Mission (approx. 7.2 miles away); Texas Road (approx. 9.1 miles away); 1st Regiment Kansas Colored Volunteers (approx. 14.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Muskogee.
Also see . . . "Petroleum" in Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History & Culture. (Submitted on April 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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