First Stage of Taft’s Oilworker Monument Takes Shape

August 18, 2010

It’s taken more than four years, but the first stage of the Taft Oil Worker Monument is being assembled. Visitors can catch a peek of the monument base and oil derrick during a ceremony to thank donors scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the site and the 10 a.m. Saturday grand opening of the Oildorado Store. The monument will be dedicated to oil workers Oct. 15, which kicks off Oildorado, the city’s 10-day, 100th anniversary party.

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