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Richburg in Allegany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

One Mile East of this Spot

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 4, 2015
1. One Mile East of this Spot Marker
Inscription. Stands a monument marking the site of the first commercial well in the Richburg Oil Field. Completed April 27, 1881. This marker was erected by local oil producers and the site provided by the Richburg Board of Education.
 
Location. 42° 5.297′ N, 78° 9.218′ W. Marker is in Richburg, New York, in Allegany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 275) and Richardson Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richburg NY 14774, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Is Oil Country! (approx. 1.8 miles away); Early Cemetery (approx. 2.5 miles away); Lesuer House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Triangle No. 1 (approx. 6.6 miles away); B.J. Thomas (approx. 7 miles away); Ceres (approx. 8.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Ceres School (approx. 8.7 miles away); Dedicated to All Veterans (approx. 11 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is mounted to a large stone at the corner of Main Street and Richardson Avenue
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
One Mile East of this Spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 4, 2015
2. One Mile East of this Spot Marker
Marker is on stone next to light pole
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Due to time constraints, monument could not be photographed • Can you help?
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