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Near Titusville in Crawford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sun Oil Co./Sunoco

 
 
Sunoco Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, May 4, 2019
1. Sunoco Marker
Inscription.  
Titusville residents Joseph Pew and E.O. Emerson organized the Sun Oil Company in March 1890.

Based in Pennsylvania, Sun Oil was operated by the Pew family who became giants in refining and shipbuilding. The company went public in 1922 and was nicknamed Sunoco.

Sunoco produced, transported, stored, refined, shipped, and marketed petroleum throughout its history.

2004, Sunoco became the official fuel of NASCAR
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1890.
 
Location. 41° 37.086′ N, 79° 40.272′ W. Marker is near Titusville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Smock Blvd. (Pennsylvania Route 8), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville PA 16354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Drake Well (here, next to this marker); Exxon (here, next to this marker); Gulf (here, next to this marker); Spindletop (here, next to this marker); Texaco (here, next to this marker); Union 76 Gasoline
Sun Oil Co./Sunoco Marker at Titusville image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, May 4, 2019
2. Sun Oil Co./Sunoco Marker at Titusville
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(here, next to this marker); Pennzoil & South Penn (here, next to this marker); Sterling Oil (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sunoco History. (Submitted on May 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Sunoco (Wikipedia). (Submitted on May 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022