Caswell Postal History
Aroostook County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 12 July 2021)




During the history of Caswell, there has been only one post office.

Briefly, the history of this one is as follows:
1. Pleasant Ridge post office opened on 25 April 1878 and was changed on 28 August 1880 to Caswell post office. Caswell post office closed on 22 December 1894, re-opened on 3 August 1908, and closed on 17 November 1908.


In 1914, there was no post office in Caswell. (source: Post Route Map of the State of Maine 1914)
      
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Postmark from Castle Hill:
Caswell
Pleasant Ridge



Caswell


1880 August 28:
   The former Plesant Ridge post office was changed to Caswell post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1894 December 22:
   Caswell post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1908 August 3:
   Caswell post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1908 November 17:
   Caswell post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Pleasant Ridge


1878 April 25:
   Plesant Ridge post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1880 August 28:
   Pleasant Ridge post office was changed to Caswell post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)