Frenchboro Postal History
Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653

(updated 28 April 2019)

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

Postmarks from the town of Frenchboro include:


1892 October 26:
   Frenchboro post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1909 December 24:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter. (image side of card)

1931 December 18:
   The circular postmark is 31–34 mm in diameter.

2001 April 21:
   The circular postmark is 34–35 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 16 mm.

   Frenchboro post office is still in operation.