#0552 Pioneer Paper Mill


#0552 Pioneer Paper Mill

Site information:

1.3 mi inside Samuel P. Taylor State Park, 18 mi W of Hwy 101 off Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Lagunitas

Nothing remains of this site, as far as I know.


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Pioneer Paper Mill

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, which was closed by the depression of 1893 and destroyed by fire in 1915.

Plaque placed by Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West of Marin County in cooperation with California State Park Commission. October 21, 1956
Registered 6/4/1956