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Petroleum Program Series: Abraham Gesner

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Location : Drake Well Museum
Event Cost : $
Start Date: 06 Apr 2017
Start Time: 06:30 pm
End Date: 06 Apr 2017
End Time: 08:00 pm
Contact Name: Drake Well Museum
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Organization: Friends of Drake Well & PHI
Phone: 814-827-2797
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Dr. William Brice will present a Power Point about Abraham Gesner, a fascinating pre-Drake physician/geologist/chemist/author from Nova Scotia who in 1850 discovered and named what became the initial high-value product distilled from petroleum that we know as kerosene. Doors open at 6 p.m. Special admission fees apply.