Moro Plantation Postal History
Aroostook County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975
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(updated 20 July 2021)




During the history of Moro Plantation, there have been two post offices.

Briefly, the history of these two is as follows:
1. Moro post office opened on 9 February 1855, closed on 29 October 1872, re-opened on 24 July 1874, and closed on 31 January 1907.
2. Rockabema post office opened on 28 April 1856, closed on 24 April 1860, re-opened on 17 May 1860, closed on 9 July 1883, re-opened on 1 'September 1899, and closed on 30 April 1907.


In 1914, there were no post offices in Moro Plantation. (source: Post Route Map of the State of Maine 1914)
      
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Postmarks from Benedicta Township include:
Moro
Rockabema



Moro


1855 February 9:
   Moro post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1892 October 29:
   Moro post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1874 July 24:
   Moro post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

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


Rockabema


1856 April 28:
   Rockabema post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1860 April 24:
   Rockabema post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1860 May 17:
   Rockabema post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1883 July 9:
   Rockabema post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1899 September 1:
   Rockabema post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1907 April 30:
   Rockabema post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)