Near Midland in Midland County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Midland County's First Producing Oil Well
Erected 2005 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13403.)
Location. 31° 57.276′ N, 101° 56.328′ W. Marker is near Midland, Texas, in Midland County. Marker is on State Highway 158 6 miles south of Interstate 20, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midland TX 79706, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Midland County (approx. 5.5 miles away); Marcy Trail (approx. 5.6 miles away); W. F. Scarborough Home, 1908 Brown-Dorsey House (approx. 8.4 miles away); John Valentine Pliska (approx. 8.5 miles away); Site of Midland County's First Bank (approx. 8.5 miles away); Former Site of Midland National Bank (approx. 8.5 miles away); Texas Petroleum in World War II (approx. 8.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Midland.
More about this marker. Marker originally placed in 1966, replaced and rewritten in 2005.
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