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Nearby Attractions

Information about nearby attractions is available from the Oil Region Alliance.

The Drake Well Museum: The museum is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and is at the north end of Oil Creek State Park near Titusville. The museum presents a full-size replica of the engine and derrick over the early oil well, plus outstanding exhibits about Pennsylvania oil country.

Pithole: Within six miles of Oil Creek Valley is Pithole, America’s largest oil boom town. Oil was discovered in Pithole in January 1865. By September 1865, Pithole had grown into a city of 15,000. For information on Drake Well and Pithole, contact the Drake Well Museum at 814-827-4888.

Excursion Train: The Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad operates an excursion train on weekends and other dates from May through October. The 26-mile round trip travels through Oil Creek State Park from Titusville to Rynd Farm. Call the Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad at 814-676-1733 for reservations and information.