Pioneer Paper Mill
California State Historic Landmark 552
#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
Nothing remains of this site.
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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