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Discover. . .Nellie Johnstone No. 1

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The Bartlesville Area History Museum, located at 401 S. Johnstone will commemorate the birth of the first commercial oil well with an exhibit of the history surrounding that occasion and what led up to it. Included in the exhibit will be a four foot recreation of an oil derrick that represents the Nellie Johnstone No. 1 and will coincide with the ongoing development, planning and construction of "Discovery 1 Park".

The exhibit will open to the public on April 5th; also on April 5th at 11:30 to 12:30 will be a special presentation by historian and re-enactor Michelle Martin on the history of clothing. Both events are FREE and museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m to call for information or arrange a tour, please call 918-338-4290.

Discover. . .Nellie Johnstone No. 1

Address : 401 S. Johnstone Bartlesville OK
Phone : 918-338-4290   (Always call and confirm events.)
Fax : 918-338-4264

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Admission Fee : FREE

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