Day 07 - Mendota to Rockford - John Gorentz
1905 Oil Well Site

1905 Oil Well Site

This historic marker is a head scratcher. The significance is unclear. Maybe it was an amazing feat to go to 1020 feet with the drilling technology of the time, but if that's why a historic marker was merited it would be nice for it to have said so.

IllinoisOgle CoPine Rock Twphistoric markers