• 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?

Kennerdell Overlook

Kennerdell Overlook is the first of a series of new overlooks being developed for free access throughout the Oil Region. This rock outcropping on the east bank of the Allegheny River lets one observe the wild and scenic river below as well as extensive State Forest lands on the opposite shore. More...