Reed Plantation
Aroostook County, Maine

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

(updated 30 April 2019)


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



Postmarks from Reed Plantation include:
Maloy
Reed Plantation
Wytopitlock



Wytopitlock


1874 February 23:
   The former Drew Plantation post office was renamed as Wytopitlock post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1877 April 3:
   Wytopitlock post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1877 September 13:
   Wytopitlock post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1905 February 3:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
      

1939 December 4:
   The circular postmark is 31–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle 18–19 mm.
      

1942 November 21:
   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.
      

today:
   Wytopitlock post office is still in operation.