MENTRYVILLE


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.

Designation:
• State Historical Site (516.2)
Visited: 04/04/2015
LocationMap
Website:
www.mrca.ca.gov
www.scvhistory.com
Articles & Reference:
Take a Hike Into a Ghost Town