FIRST - Oil Well in Louisiana - Jennings, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 30° 14.853 W 092° 39.990
15R E 532085 N 3346263
Quick Description: A historical marker, written in French, in Oil and Gas Park that commemorates the first oil well in Louisiana.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2020 10:03:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM13AYA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
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Long Description:
"On September 21, 1901 at Evangeline, 5 miles northeast, the drilling of well no. 1 Jules Clement of the "Jennings Oil" company was completed by W. Scott Heywood and his associates. Thus began the important Louisiana oil and gas industry."
Reference: pictured marker (translated from French via Google)
FIRST - Classification Variable: Place or Location

Date of FIRST: 9/21/1901

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