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Home California Marin County County Lagunitas Pioneer Paper Mill

Pioneer Paper Mill

1.3 mi inside Samuel P. Taylor State Park 18 mi W of Hwy 101 off Sir Francis Drake Blvd, County Hwy A104 (P.M. 171), Lagunitas, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 38° 0' 57.6432", -122° 43' 23.8764"
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The first paper mill on the Pacific Coast was built here in November 1856 by Samuel Penfield Taylor. Using water power and later steam, it was replaced in 1884 by a larger steam-powered mill nearby. This mill, closed by the depression of 1893, was destroyed by fire in 1915.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
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