Jennings in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Le Premier Puits de Pétrole
Le 21 septembre 1901 á Evangéline, á 5 milles au nord-est, le forage du puits no. 1 Jules Clement de la compagnie "Jennings Oil" fut terminé par W. Scott Heywood et ses associés. C'est ainsi que commença l'importante industrie louisianaise du pétrole et du gaz.
On September 21, 1901, at Evangeline, 5 miles northeast, well No. 1 Jules Clement of the "Jennings Oil" company was completed by W. Scott Heywood and his associates. Thus began the important Louisiana oil and gas industry.
Location. 30° 14.852′ N, 92° 39.988′ W. Marker is in Jennings, Louisiana, in Jefferson Davis Parish. Marker is on Rue de l' Acadie west of Elton Road (State Highway 26). Touch for map. Located at I-10 Exit 64, Jennings Louisiana, just to north of exit along Frontage Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Rue de l' Acadie, Jennings LA 70546, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Cattle Industry (approx. 9.3 miles away).
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2017. 4. submitted on April 28, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.