Remarkable Ohio

Serpent Mound Marker
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9-23 Marker Inset Photo

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Side A: Bremen Oil Boom. The Bremen Oil Boom commenced in 1907-'08 and the town became a center in the region's petroleum industry. The area was a forest of oil derricks. From this point south, it was said that one could go down Broad Street from derrick to derrick and not touch the ground. A reconstructed derrick, erected to commemorate Bremen's sesquicentennial in 1984, may be seen in Howell Park directly east of this marker. Side B: Same. Same