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Jennings in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Le Premier Puits de Pétrole

 
 
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1. Le Premier Puits de Pétrole Marker
Inscription.
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.

English translation:
The First Oil Well

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.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNatural Resources
 
Le Premier Puits de Pétrole Marker image. Click for full size.
April 28, 2017
2. Le Premier Puits de Pétrole Marker
Le Premier Puits de Pétrole Marker image. Click for full size.
April 28, 2017
3. Le Premier Puits de Pétrole Marker
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April 28, 2017
4. Dedicated To The People Of Louisiana
Dedicated To The People Of Louisiana in Memory of the Oil Pioneers.
1. Doug Phelps 2.Charlie Noble, Contractor, 3. Elmer Dobbins, Co-Contractor, 4. Sank Hendricks, 5. Scott Heywood.
Dedicated by the Eugene A. Gibson Family in honor of our grandfather Elmer E. Dobbins.
 
 
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 101 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2017.   4. submitted on April 28, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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