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

The Grandin Well

 
 
The Grandin Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
1. The Grandin Well Marker
Inscription.  At oil spring across river at this point J. L. Grandin began second well drilled specifically for oil, August, 1859, after Drake's success. It was dry, showing risks involved in oil drilling.
 
Erected 1959 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 40.616′ N, 79° 25.013′ W. Marker is near Tidioute, Pennsylvania, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 62 and Siggins Drive, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 62. 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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Flowing Oil Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grettenberger Pump (approx. half a mile away); Indian Paint Hill (approx. 4.1 miles away); Lawunakhannek (approx. 6.3 miles away); Goschgoschink
The Grandin Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 3, 2012
2. The Grandin Well Marker
(approx. 7.6 miles away); Hickory Town (approx. 8.2 miles away); Hearts Content Recreation Area (approx. 8 miles away); Indian Paths (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tidioute.
 
Also see . . .  The Grandin Well - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAhistroy.com (Submitted on January 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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