(see also: Oil Industry in Allegany County)

Pioneer Oil Museum of New York


Box 332

Bolivar, NY 14715

The Pioneer Oil Museum is located in what used to be the McEwen Brothers Oilfield Supply Store, in the heart of the old "Allegany Oil Field." The oil fields of Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties are the northernmost extensions of the nation's oldest oil-producing region; Northwestern Pennsylvania.  For over a centruy the "Penn Grade" fields of the Appalachia have been the source of the world's finest lubricating oils.

The museum was started in 1968 and supported by donations.


Museum inducts 4 new members into Oil Producers Hall of Fame 2012


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