Eagle Lake Postal History
Aroostook County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 12 May 2019)


Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.



Postmarks from Eagle Lake include:
Eagle Lake Eagle Lake Mills Plaisted



Eagle Lake


1883 July 17:
   Eagle Lake post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1947 November 5:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Eagle Lake post office is still in operation.


Eagle Lake Mills


1903 July 17:
   Eagle Lake Mills post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1906?:
   The circular postmark is approximately 28 mm in diameter. (image side of card)
      

1992 October 17:
   Eagle Lake Mills post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Plaisted


1910 December 7:
   Plaisted post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1950 March 15:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars at the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm apart on center.
      

1992 October 17:
   Plaisted post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)