Sherman
Aroostook County, Maine

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

(updated 11 April 2019)


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



Postmarks from Sherman include:
Coral
East Sherman
Goldenridge
Number Three
Sherman (1)
Sherman (2)
Sherman Mills West Sherman



Goldenridge


1868 July 22:
   Goldenridge post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1871 March 27:
   Goldenridge post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1874 July 22:
   Goldenridge post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1876 April 7:
Goldenridge Mills post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1881 November 28:
   Goldenridge post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1918 May 16:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
      

1918 December 14:
   Goldenridge post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Sherman (2)


1864 May 5:
   Sherman (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1906 February 2:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
      

1950 January 13 through 1950 March 13:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm apart on center.
         

1952 February 29:
   Sherman (2) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Sherman Mills


1864 May 5:
   Sherman Mills post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1949 August 1 through 1950 May 24:
   The circular postmark is approximately 26 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Sherman Mills post office is still in operation.