Scarborough
Cumberland County, Maine

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V. F. Thomas Co. - 183 Pleasant St., Apt. 1 - Canton, ME  04221
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(updated 10 February 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Scarborough include:
Higgins
Higgins Beach
Higgins Beach Rur. Sta. Scarborough
North Scarborough (1)
North Scarborough (2)
Oak Hill
Pine Point
Prouts Neck
Prout's Neck Sta. Scarborough
Scarborough (1)
Scarborough (2)
West Scarborough
West Scarborough Rur. Sta. Scarborough
West Scarborough Contract Station Scarborough
West Scarborough CPO Scarborough



Oak Hill


1840 April 8:
   Oak Hill post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

year? July 19:
   The circular postmark is approximately 24 mm in diameter.
      

1880 July 1:
   Oak Hill post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Prouts Neck


1884 June 26:
   Prouts Neck post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1908 July 9:
   The circular postmark is approximately 31 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 4 mm on center.
      

1916 July 19:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm on center.
      

1960 October 15:
   Prouts Neck post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Scarborough (2)


1880 July 1:
   Scarborough (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1881 January 20 through 1881 February 15:
   The circular postmark is approximately 26 mm in diameter.
         

1932 September 17 through 1940 July 19:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 4 mm on center.
         

1949 August 31 through 1950 September 1:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Scarborough (2) post office is still in operation.