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Norman No. 1 Oil Well

Neodesha, Kansas
County of Wilson.
Mill and First Steets
National Register Number: 74000846
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Industry/Processing/Extract. - extractive facil.. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: KS-2 Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
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Current use/information: Museum and replica in park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 22, 1977):
On November 28, 1892, oil flowing from this well signaled the beginning of production from the immense Mid-Continent field, which by 1919 produced over half the oil supply for the country and continued to do so well into the late 1930s.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark.

There are no changes to the landmark.


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