Pacific Press® Milestones

April 01, 2011

1874 Pacific Press®, started in Oakland, California, by James White, begins publishing Signs of the Times®

1884 First Ellen G. White book printed

1889 First printing of the Adult Sabbath School Quarterly

1890 First printing of Our Little Friend®

1904 Pacific Press® moves to Mountain View, California

1910 First issue of El Centinela® printed. First book in Spanish — The Great Controversy — printed

1915 International department for printing non-English materials is officially organized

1955 Chapel® Music becomes a part of Pacific Press®

1957 First printing of Primary Treasure®

1984 Headquarters moves to Nampa, Idaho,

1998 website is launched

2000 Signs of the Times® website is launched

2005 El Centinela® website is launched

2010 Adventist-eBooks website is launched

2010 Chapel® Music website is launched

2011 Daily e-Devotional is made available through netAdventist and as an RSS feed

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