• 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.

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Children at model

Scale models of former boomtowns such as Petroleum Centre and Pithole (within Oil Region National Heritage Area) help young and old alike understand the rigors and routines of life amidst the active and sometimes dangerous oil leases. More...