John Thomson 1837-1920 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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John Thomson 1837-1920

After serving an apprenticeship as a paper-maker in New Jersey, John Thomson worked for a number of American and Canadian firms while perfecting his revolutionary process for producing paper from wood pulp. In 1872, he and his brother James established the Newburgh Paper Mills.

Location

In front of the municipal office, Main Street, Newburgh - at the junction of County Roads 2 and 11

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: County of Lennox and Addington

Municipality: Township of Stone Mills

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