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Building Name Dickinson Fig Factory – Dickinson Mineral Oil Factory
Address Park Avenue

Building Construction & History

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Date ~1930s
Property Owner  
Event By the 1930’s figs were being processed by the Dickinson Fig Factory. The figs were grown by Italian farmers in Dickinson in large quantities.

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Date ~late 1930s
Property Owner Jimmy Eisler, Kermit Wade, & Ward McCullough
Event Begins scouting the area looking for potential locations for which they planned to create a Mineral Oil Factory.

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Date 1941-1942
Property Owner Jimmy Eisler, Kermit Wade, & Ward McCullough
Event The Dickinson Fig Factory was transformed into the Dickinson Mineral Oil factory after three Quakers Jimmy Eisler, Kermit Wade, & Ward McCullough purchased the factory. The new owners employed local residents to make the transformation.

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Date 1985
Property Owner Pennzoil Products Company
Event The facility was purchased becoming part of the companies Penreco Division.

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Date 1997
Property Owner Pennzoil Products Company
Event Pennzoil Products Company entered into a joint venture with Conoco for the Penreco Division.

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Date 2008
Property Owner Calumet Lubricants Company
Event Calumet Lubricants Company purchased the company.