Historical Documentary on Standard Oil Fire

The Whiting/Robertsdale Historical Society presents The Historical Documentary on Standard Oil Fire on Thursday, August 27, 2015.  This is free to the community, the half hour documentary “One Minute After Sunrise”, the story of our community and the Standard Oil Refinery Explosion and Fire of 1955.  This night of the showing marks the 60th Anniversary of the event.

The movie is the result of a year’s worth of personal interviews and writing to preserve this important piece of Whiting History.  The documentary will be shown at 7 pm at the Whiting School Auditorium (corner of Ohio Street and New York Avenue.) For those who would like to use the elevator, please come to Door 14 via the parking lot.  DVD’s will be available for $12.

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