Titusville is a city in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, with a population of about 5,400 in 2017. Titusville is where the modern oil industry began.
By carTitusville can be reached via Route 8 from the north or south and Route 27 from east and west.
phone: +1 814-827-2797address: 202 Museum LaneThe site where Colonel Edwin Drake struck oil on the banks of Oil Creek in 1859. He invented the first oil drill, and the museum grounds feature a replica of his drill. At the end opposite the museum building you'll find ancient pits dug by the Native Americans to scoop oil, which they used for medicines and ointments. Drake well includes a museum, outdoor exhibits, picnic area, and several hiking trails. A 9-mile bike trail connects with the Oil City side of Oil Creek State Park. It is a beautiful bike ride on a paved trail. The museum is open year round, but the outdoor exhibits are only open from May through October.
Woodlawn Cemeteryaddress: 892 W. Spring StA quiet little cemetery containing the graves of many famous Titusville natives from the heyday of the oil industry. Among them are Ida Tarbell and Edwin Drake.
Ida Tarbell Houseaddress: 324 East Main StBuilt in 1870 by the Tarbell family after relocating from Pithole. Ida Tarbell was raised here and went to school at Titusville High School, graduating in 1875 with honors. Later in life, after writing biographies of Napoleon Bonaparte and Abraham Lincoln, Ida Tarbell wrote her most famous book about the Standard Oil Company. Her publication was so influential that it eventually helped lead to the dissolution of the Standard Oil Company as it was a monopoly. To this day, Ida Tarbell is considered to be one of America's most famous muckrakers. The house remained in the Tarbell family until 1918.
Great Eastern Cutleryaddress: 701 E Spring St.Great Eastern Cutlery is a manufacturer of traditional pocket knives. Founded in 2006, it has quickly gained a reputation for producing fine cutlery. Factory tours are Available M-F 7AM-2PM.
Titusville Historic Districtaddress: 389-301 PA-89Titusville Historic District is a national historic district which includes 472 contributing buildings in the central business district and surrounding residential areas
address: 409 S. Perry StreetVintage 1930 train that travels a 26-mile round-trip through Oil Creek State Park June through October. Special events (Santa Express; Peter Cottontail Run). Has the only operating Railway Post Office (RPO) in the U. S. Mail a postcard every time the train travel the tracks. Special Fall Foliage times in October with an extended schedule.
phone: +1 814-516-3349address: 118 W Spring StUnlock the Adventure features highly-detailed sets complete with theatrical lighting, special effects, immersive sound and a variety of puzzle styles that keep our games interesting and fun! Book your next adventure today and come experience the area's most unique and immersive escape rooms! Bring your friends and work together to solve puzzles and find clues that will help you win the game!!
phone: +1 814 827-3412address: 45314 State Highway 27Roller rink and arcade with nice people and fun employees.
Titusville Oil FestivalThe Titusville Oil Festival celebrates the heritage of the oil industry in the area. The festival features a parade, games, food, arts and crafts fair, fireworks, and more. Come and experience the fun.
HOTAfestHOTAfest features hands‑on workshops, jam sessions and public performances celebrating the Bluegrass, Irish Celtic, Gospel, Scottish, Civil War, Folk and Mountain genres. In addition to music, The festival also includes workshops.
- Twisted Wicker Gift Shop- 337 E Spring St.
- Sam's Restaurant- 425 E Central Ave.
- Timber Lake Lodge- 4286 State Route 8, +1 814-827-8863
- The Well on East Point- 101 S Martin St.
phone: +1 814-676-1733A train turned into a hotel. Each car has the name of a railroad company on it, so you can see the history and significance of your car on the website. All cars have heating, air conditioning, and televisions. Only open from May 1 through October 25.
phone: +1 814-775-0005address: 430 E Main StreetAuthentic 1870 Italianate villa with three themed rooms, serves a French-inspired breakfast in the morning. Tours of the historic neighborhood and wildflower walks, during the season, are offered for guests.
address: 511 West Central Ave