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Oil Well, Geneva, Indiana

By S.S. Albee


The first oil well was drilled in the Geneva area in 1887. After oil was discovered on Charles D. Porter's farmland, his wife, Gene Stratton-Porter, used the wealth to design and build a new home in Geneva near the Limberlost Swamp.Adams County Journe

Topics: Adams County (Ind.); Oil wells--Indiana--Photographs
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1900
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