Black Gold: Canada's Oil Heritage

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Black Gold: Canada's Oil Heritage
Until September 30, 2020

Explore this exhibit to learn more about the exciting history of the discovery of oil in Lambton County in the late 1800's and early 1900's. SOme of the amazing local achievments include the North America's frist commercial oil well, the first refinery, the first petroleum company, the first oil gusher in Canada, and many others. 

Access the stories of some of the individuals whose perseverance and insight helped to shape a national industry and lay the foundation for a global way of life.