What was discovered in america for the first time in 1859 in titusville, pennsylvania?

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Oil was discovered in America for the first time in 1859 in Titusville, Pennsylvania. Col. Edwin Drake invented the derrick and drilled the first oil well. The Drake Well Museum is in Titusville, Pa and is open to the public. You can find more information here: http://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/1143
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