Hoffman Paper Mills

Hoffman Paper Mills (HMK8)

Location: Manchester, MD 21102 Baltimore County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 41.167', W 76° 46.619'

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The first paper maker in Maryland was William Hoffman. In 1775 he built his first mill on Gunpowder Falls a quarter mile upstream from the present Hoffmanville Bridge.

In September 1776 Congress adopted watermarked paper for its currency. Hoffmanville Mills manufactured this type paper as well as writing and wrapping paper.
HM NumberHMK8
Historical PeriodColonial, 18th Century
Historical PlaceMill
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1967
Placed ByBaltimore County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 8:54pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] SEPTEMBERSPARROW1666  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 347620 N 4394429
Decimal Degrees39.68611667, -76.77698333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 41.167', W 76° 46.619'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 41' 10.0200" N, 76° 46' 37.1400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)443, 410
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20501-20599 Gunpowder Rd, Manchester MD 21102, US
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