Near Rouseville in Venango County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Oldest Producing Oil Well
Erected 1958 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 1861.
Location. 41° 27.543′ N, 79° 41.415′ W. Marker is near Rouseville, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Marker is on William Flinn Highway (Pennsylvania Route 8) north of Waitz Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rouseville PA 16344, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. H. McClintock Farm (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); McClintock's Story (about 500 feet away); McClintock Well #1 (about 500 feet away); Henry R. Rouse (1823-1861) Col. Francis "Gabby" Gabreski (approx. 1˝ miles away); Rynd Farm (approx. 1.6 miles away); McClintock-Steele-Waitz House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Charles Lockhart (approx. 1.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Oldest Oil Producing Well - Explore PA History. (Submitted on December 18, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 14, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.