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Sistersville in Tyler County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Little Sister

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
1. Little Sister Marker
Inscription. This 84 ft. standard rig built in 1911 was used for drilling to the Big Injun Sand, 1481 ft. and pumping the well for many years. The derrick is being restored with labor and original equipment donated by the production department of Quaker State Oil Refining Corp. and the W.V. Oil & Gas Festival, inc.
 
Location. 39° 33.875′ N, 80° 59.926′ W. Marker is in Sistersville, West Virginia, in Tyler County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Riverside Drive and Catherine Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sistersville WV 26175, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Big Moses" Well / Polecat Oil Well (a few steps from this marker); Sistersville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fly Landing of the Sistersville Ferry (approx. 0.3 miles away in Ohio); George Washington (approx. 0.3 miles away in Ohio); Wells Family Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sardis Historic Town Pump (approx. 6.1 miles away in Ohio); Van Camp (approx. 6.1 miles away); Middlebourne (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sistersville.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Little Sister Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
2. Little Sister Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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