California Historical Landmarks in Marin County

California Historical Landmark 552
Pioneer Paper Mill
County Highway A104
Samuel P. Taylor State Park
Built 1856

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. This mill, closed by the depression of 1893, was destroyed by fire in 1915.

Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation

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