Delaware Paper Mills, Inc.

Also known as: Augustine Mills
Industry type: Paper mill
Location: Augustine site
Active dates: 1934-1939

Summary: Delaware Paper Mills, Inc. took over Jessup & Moore's original paper mill at the Augustine site in 1934. The company made heavy paper and cardboard boxes. Beginning in 1939, they leased the site to the Container Corporation of America, who continued to make paper products at the factory until the early 1980s.

Citations: Container Corporation Site: Proposed Plan of Remedial Action. Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, 1998.

Zebley, Frank R. Along the Brandywine. Wilmington: William Cann, Inc., 1940.