Soap Creek Paper Mills

Soap Creek Paper Mills (HM106S)

Location: Marietta, GA 30067 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 56.267', W 84° 26.6'

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The original structures which housed the Marietta Paper Mills ~ incorporated in 1859 ~ stood 1/4 mile down stream from Paper Mill Road. The mills manufactured news print, wrapping paper and stationery ~ a pioneer enterprise in this section of the state.

July 5, 1864. The mills were burned by a detachment of Gen. Kenner Garrard's cavalry division while guarding the left flank of Federal forces preparing to cross the Chattahoochee River at the mouth of Soap Creek. Rebuilt after the war, the mills burned in 1870. Restored in 1871, they operated until 1902.
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HM NumberHM106S
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number033-91
Year Placed1993
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 12:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 736304 N 3758202
Decimal Degrees33.93778333, -84.44333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 56.267', W 84° 26.6'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 56' 16.02" N, 84° 26' 36.00" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678, 334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1151-1199 Sope Creek Entrance, Marietta GA 30067, US
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