State's Earliest Oil Refinery
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 35° 43.693 W 095° 24.145
15S E 282714 N 3956465
Quick Description: Historical marker commemorating the first oil refinery in the state of Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 10/9/2008 6:57:04 AM
Waymark Code: WM4XB9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 28

Long Description:

State's Earliest
Oil Refinery

Muskogee Oil Refining Company, organized in March 1905, built a finishing plant near this site in November 1904.  It soon was producing lamp kerosene, lubricating oil and industrial fuel - The beginning of oil refining in Oklahoma, a leading industry today. ~ text of marker

County: Muskogee

Record Address::
South 32nd Street (Hwy 69)
Muskogee, Oklahoma

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Date Erected: 1995

Sponsor (Who put it there): Oklahoma Historical Society

Web site if available: Not listed

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