Alder Stream Township Postal History
Franklin County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975
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(updated 8 March 2021)




During the history of Alder Stream Township, there have been two post offices.

Briefly, the history of these post offices is as follows:
1. Alder post office was established on 17 May 1899 and closed on 30 November 1901.
2. Round Mountain post office opened on 27 July 1905 and closed on 10 December 1942.


In 1914, there was one post office in Alder Stream Township: Round Mountain. (source: Post Route Map of the State of Maine 1914)
      
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Postmarks from the town of Alder Stream Township include:
Alder
Round Mountain



Alder

1899 May 17:
   Alder post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1901 November 30:
   Alder post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Round Mountain

1905 July 27:
   Round Mountain post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1942 December 10:
   Round Mountain post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)