Pleasantville, Pennsylvania: First Oil Pipeline

Built in 1865, dug up years ago, but the historical marker notes: "Trench is visible here."
Address:
Rouseville Rd, Pleasantville, PA
Directions:
Southwest of town. From Hwy 27 turn south just east of the old water tower onto Hwy 227, a rural road. Drive 4.5 miles. You'll see the marker on the left (northbound) side.
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Historical marker.

First Oil Pipeline

Historical marker of the first oil pipeline, constructed in 1865. It revolutionized the transportation of petroleum.

[Dave Harbula, 09/26/2017]

The pipeline was dug up years ago, but the historical marker notes: "Trench is visible here."

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