Edwin L. Drake

Edwin L. Drake (HMHTN)

Location: Bethlehem, PA 18015 Northampton County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 36.638', W 75° 23.059'

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Drilled first oil well in America in 1859 at Titusville, Pa. Lived at Bethlehem in this house for last seven years of his life, 1873-1880. In 1902 his remains were moved from Bethlehem to memorial monument erected at Titusville.
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Year Placed1959
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 12:20pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 467488 N 4495606
Decimal Degrees40.61063333, -75.38431667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.638', W 75° 23.059'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 38.28" N, 75° 23' 3.54" W
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Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 331 Wyandotte St, Bethlehem PA 18015, US
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