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McDonald in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Flowing Oil Well

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 3, 2021
1. Flowing Oil Well Marker
Inscription.  (McDonald Oil, Field,) McDonald, Pa.

For a brief period of time in 1891-1892, while pumping great quantities of high quality "Pennsylvania Crude", McDonald's oil field was recognized as the largest in the entire world.

To learn more about McDonald's history visit the McDonald Trail Station History Center

Located at 161 South McDonald Street, adjacent to the Panhandle Trail

Jennings Guffey & Galey Famous Jos, Mathews Farm Well Noblestown Pa.

Greenlee & Forst-James Mevey Farm-Largest white sand oil well in the world-McDonald Pa Oil Field
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 21.989′ N, 80° 14.458′ W. Marker is in McDonald, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on Noblestown Road (Pennsylvania Route 980), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Donald PA 15057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McDonald Oil Field (a few steps from this marker); The McDonald Oil Field - The Old McDonald School Bell (a few steps from
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this marker); Jay Livingston (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Washington (approx. 3.2 miles away); Oakdale Honor Roll (approx. 3.7 miles away); David Reed (approx. 3.9 miles away); Walker-Ewing Log House (approx. 5.3 miles away); William T. Kerr (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McDonald.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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