Gorham
Cumberland County, Maine

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

(updated 8 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Gorham include:
Dayton (1)
Gorham
North Gorham (1)
North Gorham (2)
West Gorham
White Rock



Gorham


1866 May 14:
   Gorham post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

year? December 18:
   The circular postmark is 23–24 mm in diameter.
      

1883 June 4 through 1884 December 29:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
         

1934 November 14 through 1950 June 28:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Gorham post office is still in operation.



North Gorham (2)


1873 January 17:
   North Gorham (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1935 September 19:
   The circular postmark is 31–33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm apart on center.
      

1943 June 7:
   North Gorham (2) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)



West Gorham


1829 January 13:
   West Gorham post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1896 August 13:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
   

1900 November 15:
   West Gorham post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)