First Commercial Oil Discovery in Texas

First Commercial Oil Discovery in Texas (HM15D7)

Location: Corsicana, TX 75110 Navarro County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 5.371', W 96° 27.848'

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This pipe denotes the location of the successful
water well that led to the oil discovery

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This pipe denotes the location of the first
commercial oil discovery in Texas
HM NumberHM15D7
Placed ByCorsicana Preservation Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 8:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 739327 N 3553172
Decimal Degrees32.08951667, -96.46413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 5.371', W 96° 27.848'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 5' 22.26" N, 96° 27' 50.88" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)903
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 416 S 12th St, Corsicana TX 75110, US
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