Gantz Oil Well

Gantz Oil Well (HM54V)

Location: Washington, PA 15301 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 10.267', W 80° 15.328'

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Site of first oil well in Washington County. Oil was struck in Dec., 1884. First oil was shipped in 1885; last oil was pumped about 1916. This well led to the development of the Washington oil field.
HM NumberHM54V
Year Placed1953
Placed ByThe Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 563394 N 4447015
Decimal Degrees40.17111667, -80.25546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 10.267', W 80° 15.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 10' 16.02" N, 80° 15' 19.68" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 W Chestnut St, Washington PA 15301, US
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