Petrolia in Lambton County, Ontario — Central Canada
The Founding of Petrolia
Erected by Archaeological and Historic Sites Board, Ministry of Colleges and Universities.
Location. 42° 52.881′ N, 82° 8.795′ W. Marker is in Petrolia, Ontario, in Lambton County. Marker is on Greenfield Street just from Petrolia Line, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Greenfield Street, Petrolia, Ontario N0N, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies Victoria Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert M. Nicol Library (within shouting distance of this marker); First Oil Wells in Canada (approx. 12.2 kilometers away).
Also see . . . Petrolia, Ontario - Wikipedia. Oil men from Petrolia travelled to the far reaches of the world (Gobi Desert, Arctic, Iran, Indonesia, USA, Australia, Russia, and over 80 other countries) teaching others how to find and extract crude oil. (Submitted on October 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.