Harrison Postal History
Cumberland County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975

(updated 18 July 2020)

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

Postmarks from the town of Harrison include:
West Harrison


1831 February 11:
   Harrison post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1839 August 31:
   Manuscript postmark. (letter)
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year? September 10:
   The circular postmark is 24–25 mm in diameter.
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   Harrison post office.
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1907 June 26 through 1910 May 25:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
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year? October 31:
   The circular postmark is approximately 22 mm in diameter.
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   Harrison post office is still in operation.