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#516-2:  Mentryville

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Location:

On W Pico Canyon Rd, 2.6 mi W of I-5, Newhall

34.379502,-118.610858

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

Named after pioneer oil developer Charles Alexander Mentry, who in 1876 drilled the first successful oil well in California. His restored home and barn and Felton School remain here where the Star Oil Company, one of the predecessors of Standard Oil of California, was born.



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