Oil Region

National Heritage Area - Pennsylvania

Oil Region National Heritage Area is in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It commemorates and promotes the region surrounding Edwin Drake's oil well of 1859 near Titusville, which gave rise to the modern oil industry. The national heritage area includes all of Venango County and a portion of Crawford County, including Titusville and Oil Creek Township.

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Oil Region NHA https://www.nps.gov/oire/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil_Region_National_Heritage_Area Oil Region National Heritage Area is in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It commemorates and promotes the region surrounding Edwin Drake's oil well of 1859 near Titusville, which gave rise to the modern oil industry. The national heritage area includes all of Venango County and a portion of Crawford County, including Titusville and Oil Creek Township. Oil Region National Heritage Area in northwestern Pennsylvania tells of the world’s first successful commercial oil well and a legacy of petroleum that continues to shape industry, society, and politics. The Oil Region includes oil artifacts, scenic communities, farmlands and woodlands, and industrial landscapes, and offers visitors heritage attractions and four seasons of outdoor recreation. Oil Region National Heritage Area is located in northwestern Pennsylvania. Commuter air service lands at the Venango Regional Airport in Franklin, Pennsylvania at the center of the Oil Region. Vehicle drivers who access Exits 29, 35, 42, and 45 of I-80 immediately enter the southern edge of the Oil Region National Heritage Area. Major communities are Emlenton, Barkeyville, Cranberry, Franklin, Oil City, and Titusville. Rails and Trails Bicycler rides on the trail next to a freight engine Rails and Trails Work Begins on New Cultural Preservation Center in Oil Region NHA The melodies of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos marked the beginning of a long-term project to turn a historic home into the Scheide Cultural Preservation Center in the Oil Region National Heritage Area in Pennsylvania. William H. Scheide House, a yellow clapboard house in Titusville, PA

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