Pioneer Paper Mill

California State Historic Landmark 552

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#552 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.

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1.3 mi inside Samuel P. Taylor State Park, 18 mi W of US Hwy 101 off Sir Francis Drake Blvd, County Hwy A104 (PM 18.44); cross creek, go to left .1 mi, Lagunitas.


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