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Museum at Kelham Hall and Country Park remembers wartime efforts of American oilmen at Duke’s Wood, Eakring


By Abigail Hunt


A museum that remembers the wartime efforts of American oilmen is open to the public at Kelham Hall and Country Park.

During the second world war, the hall was home to oilmen at Duke’s Wood, Eakring, who were secretly drilling for oil.

The operation was described by the then Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, as one of the best-kept secrets of the time.



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