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Lantern Tours Return To Historic Pithole City on October 2

Updated: Sep 11, 2021

Pleasantville, Pennsylvania – Historic Pithole City will serve as the backdrop for Lantern Tours - a living history event where visitors will meet historical figures during a nighttime outdoor tour of Pennsylvania’s legendary oil boomtown. Lantern Tours will take place on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Each tour accommodates 15 people/group. Tours will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the last tour departing at 9:30 p.m. Tours depart every 10 minutes and cover steep hills and semi-rugged terrain. Visitors are asked to arrive early, wear sturdy shoes, and bring a flashlight.

Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 1 at 8:00 a.m. and can be purchased at or by calling Drake Well at 814-827-2797.

Historic Pithole City is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in partnership with Friends of Drake Well, Inc.

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