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Historical Markers in Rouseville, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Venango County, PA (69) Butler County, PA (51) Clarion County, PA (15) Crawford County, PA (140) Forest County, PA (16) Mercer County, PA (93) Warren County, PA (33)  VenangoCounty(69) Venango County (69)  ButlerCounty(51) Butler County (51)  ClarionCounty(15) Clarion County (15)  CrawfordCounty(140) Crawford County (140)  ForestCounty(16) Forest County (16)  MercerCounty(93) Mercer County (93)  WarrenCounty(33) Warren County (33)
Franklin is the county seat for Venango County
Rouseville is in Venango County
      Venango County (69)  
ADJACENT TO VENANGO COUNTY
      Butler County (51)  
      Clarion County (15)  
      Crawford County (140)  
      Forest County (16)  
      Mercer County (93)  
      Warren County (33)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Venango County), Rouseville — Coy Coquette Locates Gusher
Early in 1864, A. C. Kepler dreamt he was in the woods with young woman who some considered a coquette (a flirt). An American Indian attacked him with a bow and arrow. The woman stealthily advanced and handed him a rifle that she plucked from . . . Map (db m134839) HM
2Pennsylvania (Venango County), Rouseville — Henry R. Rouse (1823-1861)
A former teacher and Warren County legislator who became a successful oil lease owner. One of 19 persons killed when the Little & Merrick oil well at Rouseville exploded and burned on April 17, 1861. As he lay dying, Rouse dictated a will that . . . Map (db m50500) HM
3Pennsylvania (Venango County), Rouseville — Oldest Producing Oil Well
McClintock No. 1 Oil Well has produced continuously since August, 1861. Drilled only two years after the famous Drake Well, it is located 240 yards away, across the railroad.Map (db m50502) HM
4Pennsylvania (Venango County), Rouseville — Toll Bridge
The oil boom of the 1860s attracted far more people to the area than could share directly in the oil profits. Some people found ways to make money through support services, such as transportation. You could only cross Oil Creek by ferry or ford . . . Map (db m134858) HM
5Pennsylvania (Venango County), Rouseville — Welcome to Petroleum Centre
Return to the oil boom era of the 1860s. Follow these signs, and let your mental time machine transport you to the noisy hustle and bustle of Washington and Main streets, the major thoroughfares of boomtown Petroleum Centre. Petroleum Centre, . . . Map (db m134842) HM
6Pennsylvania (Venango County), Rouseville — Wildcat Hollow
You are facing Hogback Hill. Behind it lies Wildcat Hollow, one of the many productive fields in the early oil era. According to tradition, a speculator who risked his luck by drilling in this narrow valley shot a wildcat, had it stuffed and set . . . Map (db m134867) HM
 
 
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Jun. 28, 2022