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Oil City in Venango County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Charles Lockhart

(1818-1905)

 
 
Charles Lockhart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
1. Charles Lockhart Marker
Inscription.  The largest crude oil refiner in Pittsburgh in the 1860s. Lockhart, Frew and Company merged its seven refineries with Standard Oil in 1874. Lockhart served on the board, managing 80% of United States oil refining, transport, and marketing. One of the original firm's offices was here.
 
Erected 2007 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 41° 26.06′ N, 79° 42.43′ W. Marker is in Oil City, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker is on Center Street, 0.1 miles east of Elm Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 Center Street, Oil City PA 16301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Cornplanter (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Patrick C. Boyle (about 600 feet away); Cornplanter (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Cornplanter
Charles Lockhart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob J. Vandergrift (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Commemoration of the Gift (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Reid Gas Engine Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oil Well Supply Company (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oil City.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Lockhart at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 30, 2022