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

Oil Well Supply Company

 
 
Oil Well Supply Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
1. Oil Well Supply Company Marker
Inscription.  Founded nearby in 1878, it was a leading manufacturer of oil well machinery and supplies, serving the oil industry across the globe. By the early 1900s, employment peaked at 2,000. In 1930 it became a subsidiary of United States Steel.
 
Erected 1997 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 1878.
 
Location. 41° 25.752′ N, 79° 42.553′ W. Marker is in Oil City, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker is on East Front Street (U.S. 62) east of Veterans Memorial Bridge, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 Commemoration of the Gift (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cornplanter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob J. Vandergrift (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Dewey (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joseph Reid Gas Engine Company
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Cornplanter (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Cornplanter (approx. 0.3 miles away); Patrick C. Boyle (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oil City.
 
Also see . . .  Oil Well Supply Company Historical Marker. ExplorePAhistory.com (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
Oil Well Supply Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 30, 2011
2. Oil Well Supply Company Marker
 
 
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 1,461 times since then and 215 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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