Portage Lake Postal History
Aroostook County, Maine

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

(updated 21 May 2019)

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

Postmarks from Portage Lake include:
Portage Portage Lake


1883 November 6:
   Portage post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1907 February 7:
   The circular postmark is 22–23 mm in diameter. The outside height of the four horizontal double bars to the right of the circle 13 mm.

1934 November 1913:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm on center.

1946 August 29:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.

   Portage post office is still in operation.