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Drake Well Museum in Titusville is on the site where Edwin L. Drake drilled the world's first oil well in 1859 and launched the modern petroleum industry.

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  • 1854 - Titusville
    Titusville, a thriving post-borough of Crawford county, Pennsylvania, on Oil creek, 28 miles E. from Meadville. It is well supplied with water-power, ...Read MORE...


  • 1859 - August 27 - 1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn by Edwin Drake

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  • News 1865 - FATAL RAILROAD DISASTER. COLLISION ON THE OIL CREEK RAILROAD. NINE PERSONS INSTANTLY KILLED AND TEN TO FIFTEEN SERIOUSLY WOUNDED.
    Erie, Penn., Thursday, Aug. 24.
    A collision between a passenger and freight train occurred on the Oil Creek Railroad this morning. Nine persons were ...Read MORE...


  • News 1889 - Terrific Storm.
    TITUSVILLE, Pa., July 3. - A terrific thunder storm passed over this city last evening, followed by two cloud bursts that caused a serious overflow...Read MORE...


  • News 1892 - June 4 - Oil City & Titusville Penn, destroyed by oil tank explosion; 130 die

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    June 4, 1892

  • 1895 - Titusville
    Titusville, a city of Crawford co., Pa., is situated on Oil Creek, and on the Oil Creek & Alleghany River Rail road, at the terminus of the Dunkirk & ...Read MORE...


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    Torpedoing a Well near Titusville, Pa.
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    East Main Street, Titusville, Pa.
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    Women's Club Building, Titusville, Pa.
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  • 1906
    Titusville, a city of Crawford co., Pa., is situated on Oil Creek and on the Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley and Pitts burg and the Pennsylvania Rs., 18...Read MORE...




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  • 1854 - Titusville
    Titusville, a thriving post-borough of Crawford county, Pennsylvania, on Oil creek, 28 miles E. from Meadville. It is well supplied with water-power, ... Read MORE...

  • 1859 - August 27 - 1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn by Edwin Drake

    historyorb.com
  • News  1865 - FATAL RAILROAD DISASTER. COLLISION ON THE OIL CREEK RAILROAD. NINE PERSONS INSTANTLY KILLED AND TEN TO FIFTEEN SERIOUSLY WOUNDED.
    Erie, Penn., Thursday, Aug. 24.
    A collision between a passenger and freight train occurred on the Oil Creek Railroad this morning. Nine persons were ... Read MORE...

  • News  1889 - Terrific Storm.
    TITUSVILLE, Pa., July 3. - A terrific thunder storm passed over this city last evening, followed by two cloud bursts that caused a serious overflow... Read MORE...

  • News  1892 - June 4 - Oil City & Titusville Penn, destroyed by oil tank explosion; 130 die

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    June 4, 1892
  • 1895 - Titusville
    Titusville, a city of Crawford co., Pa., is situated on Oil Creek, and on the Oil Creek & Alleghany River Rail road, at the terminus of the Dunkirk & ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Titusville, a city of Crawford co., Pa., is situated on Oil Creek and on the Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley and Pitts burg and the Pennsylvania Rs., 18... Read MORE...

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