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Oil Springs, Ontario 150 Years Back to the Future, International Symposium and Field Trip

May 7 - 10, 2008 - Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

Petroleum historians, ancestors of early oil families and community representatives and funders signalled the 150th anniversary of the coming in of the first wells in Oil Springs through a Symposium that showcased new scholarship.

The Program - Co-organizers Robert Cochrane, Robert Bott and Joe Van Overberghe created an ambitious program. A number of presentations compared and contrasted the discovery of oil in Oil Springs, Ontario, Canada, in 1858 and in Titusville, Pennsylvania, USA, in 1859.

Photo Gallery - View photos taken at the conference by Adriana A. Davies, Editor-in-Chief, Heritage Community Foundation/www.albertasource.ca - the Alberta Online Encyclopedia.

Papers - Abstracts of papers presented at the conference.

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