Michigan's Petroleum Industry Historical Marker

  • US-27 Rest Area North of Clare Clare, MI

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Historic Sites

Michigan's Petroleum Industry Historical Marker is a historical marker detailing the discovery of oil and petroleum in Michigan in 1860. The marker explains how Alexander Winchell found the oil deposits and depicts early production efforts.


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