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Fall Gas Up

Drake Well Museum and Park will host a Fall Gas Up, sponsored by the Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Society. Displays will include antique engines, farm and oil field equipment, cars, trucks, and models. Regular admission fees apply.

Discovery Days Camp: Titusville

Join Drake Well Museum and Park and Oil Creek State Park for our fun-filled day camp. Children ages 8-12 can participate in this day long, hands-on program and learn about the Oil Region’s rich history and environment. Registration required.

Discovery Days Camp: Titusville

Join Drake Well Museum and Park and Oil Creek State Park for our fun-filled day camp. Children ages 8-12 can participate in this day long, hands-on program and learn about the Oil Region’s rich history and environment. Registration required.

Discovery Days Camp: Titusville

Join Drake Well Museum and Park and Oil Creek State Park for our fun-filled day camp. Children ages 8-12 can participate in this day long, hands-on program and learn about the Oil Region’s rich history and environment. Registration required.

Discovery Days Camp: Titusville

Join Drake Well Museum and Park and Oil Creek State Park for our fun-filled day camp. Children ages 8-12 can participate in this day long, hands-on program and learn about the Oil Region’s rich history and environment. Registration required.

Petroleum Centre Tour

Take a trip back in time at Petroleum Centre to see what life was really like in this 1860’s oil boom town. The park naturalist will take you on a guided tour to translate the past of “the wickedest town east of the Mississippi.” You’ll … READ MORE

A Tour of Franklin Ballrooms

Franklin Preservation will be hosting a program entitled A Tour of Franklin Ballrooms on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at noon. Meet at The Franklin Area Chamber Office. The program requires that you be able to climb steps and walk at least a mile. Architect Daniel … READ MORE

Lost Amusement Parks of Northwestern PA

Franklin Preservation will be hosting a program entitled Lost Amusement Parks of Northwestern Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 23, 2022 from noon – 2 pm at the DeBence Music Museum on the 3rd Floor. The Museum has an elevator. The program will be presented by Jennifer … READ MORE

Webinar Series: Boom Heritage Lumber & Oil

The Oil Region Alliance and the Lumber Heritage Region have teamed up to bring you a series of presentations about the BOOM years of these industries. On April 19 learn about the environmental impacts and recovery efforts from both industries. Register for free here – … READ MORE