History of Packer’s
In 1869, in the quaint fishing village of Mystic, Connecticut, Daniel F. Packer, an adventurer and entrepreneur, originated and sold “Packer’s All Healing Tar Soap”.
This famous soap now called “Packer’s Pine Tar Soap”, has been marketed continuously for over 150 years.
Daniel F. Packer
Descendant of one of the earliest Mystic Connecticut families and youngest of 11 children
Attended school in Mystic and later Buckley’s academy in Weston Connecticut
Caught up in the gold rush fever of 1849, Packer spent three years in California where he developed an interest in soaps
Upon his return to Mystic, Packer began working on a new soap that he would later market as “Packer’s All Healing Tar Soap"
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Your grandpappy’s soap
A tradition passed down from your grandfather and his before him, Packer’s Pine has been a part of many families for generations. We love hearing the stories of using Packer’s Pine.
Today, our family of products has expanded and our packaging may look a little different, but our mission remains the same. We are proud to uphold the same principles started in 1869: serving our customers by developing premium plant-based personal care products proudly made in the USA.
The Packer’s Pine Difference
We source the highest-grade pine tar and pine oil, combining them with complimentary ingredients to ensure a premium product of the upmost quality and performance
Packer’s Pine can be found in the National Museum of American History as well as major motion pictures including The Aviator
Packer’s Pine is the original maker of pine tar-based personal care products sold around the world since 1869
Our tried and true products have been loved for many generations. Our customers say our products leave them feeling clean and invigorated and even provide relief from dry skin, hair and scalp conditions. Check out our verified reviews.