Site History:
The Kirkpatrick family began oil exploration in the 1920’s when John Kirkpatrick’s father-in-law, M.B. Blake drilled their first well. John then founded Kirkpatrick Oil in 1950. Kirkpatrick Oil has been active in the Hennessey area for 60 years.

At 6:30 pm, on October 1, 2007, a fire started and soon destroyed the I.0.0.F Hall, the American Legion Building and the Dinkler Drug Store Building. All were vintage 1910 and in the middle of Downtown Hennessey.

Site History:
The Kirkpatrick family began oil exploration in the 1920’s when John Kirkpatrick’s father-in-law, M.B. Blake drilled their first well. John then founded Kirkpatrick Oil in 1950. Kirkpatrick Oil has been active in the Hennessey area for 60 years.

At 6:30 pm, on October 1, 2007, a fire started and soon destroyed the I.0.0.F Hall, the American Legion Building and the Dinkler Drug Store Building. All were vintage 1910 and in the middle of Downtown Hennessey.