On November 23, 1866 the largest flowing well ever drilled in Petrolia was struck by Capt. Bernard King. Continue reading 800 Barrels A Day!
This is going to be a great celebration! Besides the unveiling of a big new railway mural and two new … Continue reading Join the Celebration!
Pat McGee tells us about the “church steeped in oil history”. Christ Church Anglican celebrates its 150th anniversary. Continue reading Another 150th Anniversary
Years of painstaking research finally leads to the first comprehensive search for King’s famous flowing well… Continue reading Searching for King’s Flowing Well
The Town of Petrolia and Petrolia Heritage, in partnership with Lost Lambton, Found! and Fairbank Oil, will receive $10,000 under Lambton’s Creative County Fund. Continue reading Petrolia150 Awarded Funding
We’re celebrating a trio of 150th anniversaries in 2016:
– the King well, struck on Nov. 23, 1866
– the Incorporation of the Village of Petrolia on Dec. 13,1866
– the Great Western Railway spur, opened on Dec. 17, 1866