Edwin L. Drake

Edwin L. Drake (HMY2F)

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

N 41° 37.922', W 79° 41.422'

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The man who sank the first oil well is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, and is commemorated by Niehaus's bronze figure of "The Driller." Drake Well is now a State park, a mile and a half south of Titusville.
HM NumberHMY2F
Year Placed1946
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 609084 N 4609750
Decimal Degrees41.63203333, -79.69036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 37.922', W 79° 41.422'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 37' 55.32" N, 79° 41' 25.32" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11300-11378 Spring St, Titusville PA 16354, US
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