Blue Hill
Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, ME  04653
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 30 Jult 2018)


Postmarks from the town of Blue Hill include:
Blue Hill
Blue Hill Falls
East Blue Hill
East Blue Hill Rur. Br. Surry
Granite
North Blue Hill
Seaville
South Blue Hill



Blue Hill


1794 September 2:
   Blue Hill post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1852:
   Postmaster: Arthur F. Drinkwater. (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1940 May 21 through 1950 August 10:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. The elliptical cancellation at the right of the postmark is approximately 33 mm tall and is composed of four bars above and four bars below the numeral (only "1" found to date).
         

today:
   Blue Hill post office is still in operation.

East Blue Hill


1872 June 14:
   East Blue Hill post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

2018 July:
   East Blue Hill Post Office (UTM: 19T 0538075, 4918318; Lat./Long.: N 44°25′01.7″ x W 68°31′18.2″)
      

today:
   East Blue Hill post office is still in operation.