Mount Desert
Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 15 March 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Mount Desert include:
Asticou
Hall Quarry
Long Pond (1)
Mount Desert
Northeast Harbor
Otter Creek
Pretty Marsh
Seal Harbor
Somesville
Sound



Hall Quarry


1892 December 14:
   Hall Quarry post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1937 March 22:
   The circular postmark is 31–33 mm in diameter.
      

1967 April 7:
   Hall Quarry post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Mount Desert


1821 March 12:
   Mount Desert post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1885 March 6:
   Mount Desert post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1885 March 19:
   Mount Desert post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.) 1949 November 21:
   The circular postmark is approximately 22 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Mount Desert post office is still in operation.


Northeast Harbor


1864 January 16:
   Northeast Harbor post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1934 October 5:
   The circular postmark is approximately 20 mm in diameter.
      

2014 June 8:
      

today:
   Northeast Harbor post office is still in operation.


Otter Creek


1882 May 22:
   Otter Creek post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1887 November 11:
   Otter Creek post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1889 November 21:
   Otter Creek post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1910 November 30:
   Otter Creek post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1915 April 12:
   Otter Creek post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1937 July 13:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
      

date?:
   Otter Creek post office closed.


Seal Harbor


1887 June 8:
   Seal Harbor post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1893 September 15:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      

1933 March 30:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

1936 August 18:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

1991 October 10:
   The circular postmark is approximately 20 mm in diameter.
      

2014 June 10:
      

today:
   Seal Harbor post office is still in operation.