Drake Well

Drake Well (HMQQC)

Location: Titusville, PA 16354 Venango County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 36.65', W 79° 39.467'

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This native boulder marks the plot
where through the foresight, energy
and persistence of
Edwin L. Drake
The first well was drilled for oil.
On August 27, 1859 oil was found
at a depth of sixty-nine feet.
This great discovery inaugurated the petroleum industry.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the More Than Words series.
Year Placed1914
Placed ByCanadohta Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 11:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 611835 N 4607438
Decimal Degrees41.61083333, -79.65778333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 36.65', W 79° 39.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 36' 39.00" N, 79° 39' 28.02" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 170 Museum Ln, Titusville PA 16354, US
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