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Near Tidioute in Warren County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Flowing Oil Well

 
 
The First Flowing Oil Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. The First Flowing Oil Well Marker
Inscription.  
The first flowing oil well in the world was drilled on this land.
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By C.L. Hequembourg
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August 13, 1860

 
Erected 1941 by Tidoute Lions Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is August 13, 1860.
 
Location. 41° 40.735′ N, 79° 24.903′ W. Marker is near Tidioute, Pennsylvania, in Warren County. Marker is on U.S. 62, 0.2 miles south of Buckingham Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tidioute PA 16351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Grandin Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grettenberger Pump (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Paint Hill (approx. 4 miles away); Lawunakhannek (approx. 6.4 miles away); Goschgoschink (approx. 7.7 miles away); Hickory Town (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hearts Content Recreation Area (approx. 8.4 miles away); Indian Paths (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tidioute.
 
The First Flowing Oil Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. The First Flowing Oil Well Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 17, 2022