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Oil monument, Tioga, N.D.
Oil monument, Tioga, N.D.
TitleOil monument, Tioga, N.D.
Date of Original1953-10-25
DescriptionUpright stone monument with caption "Oil was first discovered in North Dakota by Amerada Petroleum Corporation April 4, 1951. This Williston Basin discovery, Clarence Iverson No. 1, opened a new era for North Dakota and reaffirmed the confidence of her people in the opportunities and future of this great state. Dedicated October 25, 1953 Tioga, North Dakota". There is a man visible standing behind the monument.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectLandmarks
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Monuments
Monuments & memorials
Historical markers
Oil wells
Petroleum industry
Organization NameAmerada Petroleum Corporation
LocationTioga (N.D.)
Williams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2035.1730
Negative Number2035.1730
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original13 x 10 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Oil Monument: This marker will be dedicated today at North Dakota oil discovery well - during ceremonies which climax a two-day celebration. The discovery well is nine miles south of Tioga." - Caption with image. Fargo Forum & Daily Tribune, Oct. 25, 1953, p. 1.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
ContributorForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Forum Negative Collection 2035
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/971
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2035.1730)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000273
Original SourceNegative
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