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

In Commemoration of the Gift

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
1. In Commemoration of the Gift Marker
Inscription. In commemoration of the gift of 303 acres of land now occupied by the city of Oil City, and located at the mouth of the Allegheny River by Thomas Mifflin, as the first Governor of Pennsylvania, to Cornplanter, Chief of the Seneca Indians on March 6, 1796.
 
Erected by One 25 Incorporated.
 
Location. 41° 25.886′ N, 79° 42.476′ W. Marker is in Oil City, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Touch for map. Located near the Veterans Memorial Bridge in a park behind the Americas Best Value Inn & Suites. Marker is in this post office area: Oil City PA 16301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacob J. Vandergrift (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oil Well Supply Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Cornplanter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cornplanter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patrick C. Boyle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Lockhart (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Reid Gas Engine Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Dewey (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oil City.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
In Commemoration of the Gift Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 24, 2013
2. In Commemoration of the Gift Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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