Crystal 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 the town of Crystal, there have been two post offices.

Briefly, the history of these two is as follows:
1. Crystal (1) post office opened on 13 February 1868 and closed on 31 July 1869.
2. Crystal (2) post office opened on 30 August 1878 and closed on 31 March 1907.


In 1914, there were no post offices in the town of Crystal. (source: Post Route Map of the State of Maine 1914)
      
      (click on image to enlarge)




Postmarks from the town of Crystal include:
Crystal (1)
Crystal (2)



Crystal (1)


1868 February 13:
   Crystal (1) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1869 July 31:
   Crystal (1) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Crystal (2)


1878 April 30:
   Crystal (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1907 March 31:
   Crystal (2) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)