Ellsworth
Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 21 August 2014)


Postmarks from the town of Ellsworth include:
Bayside (1)
Ellsworth
Lakewood (1)
Nicolin
North Ellsworth
Trenton (1)
West Ellsworth



Ellsworth


1803 July 13:
   Ellsworth post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1852:
   Postmaster: Moses Hale. (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1944 July 10:
   The circular machine postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter. The six wavy lines of the cancellation to the right of the postmark are approximately 3 mm apart on center.
      

1950 August 41(?) through 1950 December 1:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. The elliptical cancellation to the right of the postmark is approximately 33 mm tall and 14–15 mm wide.
         

today:
   Ellsworth post office is still in operation.