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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
Congressional District: KS-2 Certified Local Government: NO
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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.

There are no threats to the landmark.

There are no changes to the landmark.

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