Friday, June 11, 2010

Oil City--Your Kind of Town!

Did you know that Oil City is the kind of town that everyone can love? A gem of a Small Town nestled in the hills of the Allegheny Valley in N. W. PA.

Here are the reasons I love Oil City. Can you relate?

Kayaking and Canoeing opportunities on the Oil Creek and Allegheny River as well as Two Mile Run County Park.

Bicycling on the Samuel Justis Trail.

Hiking at Oil Creek State Park.

Experiencing the beauty of an Old Growth Forest at Cook Forest State Park.

Discovering the History of Oil at the Venango Museum and the Drake Well Museum.

Discovering that the majority of Oil City is on the National Register of Historical Places.

Art in the National Transit Building. Over 25 Artists have their studios in the National Transit Building. This is the historic building that was built by Rockefeller of Standard Oil.

Oil City Carnegie Library built in 1904.

First Night in Oil City.

Oil Heritage Festival including a Fine Art and Craft Festival.

Indie Festival.

Bluegrass Festival.

Oil City Arts Revitalization and Relocation Program (the reason that I am here is this wonderful town!).

Picturesque Golf Courses including our favorite, Wanango Golf Club.

Numerous opportunities to Volunteer your services and give back to the community.

Pedestrian friendly town. Easy walk into downtown. Close to grocery stores, post office, Wine and Spirits Shoppe and local businesses.

Come on out and discover Oil City...Your kind of Town!