Norman No. 1 Oil Well

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Norman No. 1 Oil Well Site
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The well in 1893
Location Northeast corner of Mill and First Streets, Neodesha, Kansas
Coordinates 37°24′53″N 95°40′23″W / 37.41472°N 95.67306°W / 37.41472; -95.67306Coordinates: 37°24′53″N 95°40′23″W / 37.41472°N 95.67306°W / 37.41472; -95.67306
Area 1-acre (0.40 ha)[1]
Built 1892
Architect McBride,A.P.; Bloom,Cam
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 74000846
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 28, 1974[2]
Designated NHL December 22, 1977[3]

Norman No. 1 Oil Well Site is the site of an abandoned oil well, located at the Northeast corner of Mill and First Streets in Neodesha, Kansas, which was drilled on November 28, 1892. According to the National Historic Landmarks program, the well signifies the beginning of development of the Mid-Continent oil field. The Norman No. 1 Oil Well Site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[2] It was further declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977.[1][3]

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  1. ^ a b Christian, Ralph J. (June 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Norman No. 1 Oil Well" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved December 25, 2009.  and Accompanying eight photos, from 1893, 1904, and 1977 PDF (32 KB)
  2. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b "Norman No. 1 Oil Well". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved December 26, 2009.