• National Heritage Area

    Oil Region

    National Heritage Area Pennsylvania

Support Your Park

Memberships are welcome at the Oil Region Alliance; deaton@oilregion.org for details. Sponsorships are also appreciated for“OIL 150,” the upcoming nationwide celebration from August, 2008 through December, 2009 of the Sesquicentennial of the world’s first commercial oil well, Drake Well, which began production on August 27, 1859.

Did You Know?

Angler with walleye

This walleye of 11+ pounds was caught in the Allegheny River during the annual Buddy Bass Tournament held by the Oil Region Alliance. Area waterways also contain native and stocked trout,smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, crappie, carp, flathead catfish, perch, musky, bluegills, and northern pike. More...