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Jan - April Second Tuesdays

Jan - April Second Tuesdays

The Oil Region Alliance and Lumber Heritage Region have teamed up to bring you a webinar series of presentations about the boom years of the Oil and Lumber Industries. These monthly Presentations will compare the two industries and help you understand the importance Western Pennsylvania played in the building of America.

The talks are free, but registration is required by clicking here.

January 18, 2022 at 6:30pm
An Insider’s Look at the Drake Well and the Pennsylvania Lumber State Museums.
 A show and tell of the tools and artifacts used during the boom era in one or both industries that are not always on display at the museums.

February 15, 2022 at 6:30pm
A Roust About and A Wood Hick! Listen to their tales from the days during the booms and can ask our reenactors about a day in the life of these characters.

March 15, 2022 at 6:30pm
Women in the Lumber and Oil Industries.  A presentation about the roles of women during the height of the oil and lumber booms. These often-overshadowed stories will illustrate the importance of women in the industries.

April 19, 2022 at 6:30pm 
Industrial Impacts on the Environment and the Later Recovery. The environmental impacts of oil and lumber extraction in Western PA. What it was like before and after the laws and legislation were put in place for the two industries.

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