Van Buren Postal History
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 Van Buren include:
Keegan Upper Van Buren
Van Buren West Van Buren



Keegan


1907 August 5:
   Keegan post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1939 December 12:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
      

1950 February 14:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
      

1971 October 15:
   Keegan post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Van Buren


1851 November 11:
   Van Buren post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1939 December 6:
   The circular postmark is approximately 25 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Van Buren post office is still in operation.