Father Baker's Gas Well

Father Baker's Gas Well (HM1ROO)

Location: Lackawanna, NY 14218 Erie County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 49.563', W 78° 49.318'

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Father Baker's Gas Well —— · ——
At this site on August 22, 1891 natural gas was found at a depth of 1137 feet. This well and its twin continued to produce sufficient gas for many of the energy needs of Our Lady of Victory Institutions, Basilica, Hospital and Schools. Father Baker's faith caused him to thank Our Lady of Victory for her intercession with God for the gift of the gas from these wells.
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HM NumberHM1ROO
Series This marker is part of the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration series
Year Placed1976
Placed ByLackawanna Bicentennial Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 678031 N 4743799
Decimal Degrees42.82605000, -78.82196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 49.563', W 78° 49.318'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 49' 33.78" N, 78° 49' 19.08" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 792-808 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna NY 14218, US
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