McDonald Oil Field

McDonald Oil Field (HM13QD)

Location: McDonald, PA 15057 Washington County
Buy Pennsylvania State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 40° 21.988', W 80° 14.464'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Oil was first struck here in 1890, and in 1891 and 1892 the field yielded the highest levels of oil in the world. Second only in Pa. history to the Bradford Oil Field in both size and production, it was instrumental in achieving the state's highest ever annual oil output in 1891, 31,424,000 barrels. The wells achieving Pennsylvania's highest oil production rates, Mevey No. 1 and Mathews No. 1 were located within three miles of here.
HM NumberHM13QD
Year Placed2012
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:54am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 564434 N 4468709
Decimal Degrees40.36646667, -80.24106667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 21.988', W 80° 14.464'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 21' 59.28" N, 80° 14' 27.84" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)724, 412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 260 Noblestown Rd, McDonald PA 15057, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?