Clinton Postal History
Kennebec County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 14 July 2021)


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



Postmarks from the town of Clinton include:
Clinton (1)
Clinton (2)
East Clinton
Morrison’s Corner
North Clinton
Pishons Ferry
West Clinton



Clinton (2)


1842 July 2:
   Clinton (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1887 September 6:
   The circular postmark is 25–27 mm in diameter.
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

1896 June 1 through 1900 January 15:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
         
      (click on an image to enlarge)

1835 April 1:
   Ava P. Galusha appointed Acting Postmaster.

1835 April 30:
   Ava P. Galusha appointed Postmaster.

1939 December 4:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

date?:
   Clinton (2) post office.
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

1943 January 31:
   Evangeline L. McKenney appointed Acting Postmaster.

1943 October 20:
   Evangeline L. McKenney appointed Postmaster.

1949 July through 1953 September 16:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         
      (click on an image to enlarge)

1953 April 15:
   Omar C. Gerald appointed Acting Postmaster.

1954 April 2:
   Edward P. Rand appointed Acting Postmaster.

1954 June 23:
   Edward P. Rand appointed Postmaster.

1979 September 7:
   John T. Bouchard appointed Officer-in-Charge.

1979 October 6:
   Hilda L. Nutter appointed Officer-in-Charge.

1979 December 15:
   Jack L. Rush appointed Postmaster.

1992 September 22:
   Bonnie R. Tweedie appointed Officer-in-Charge.

1993 January 5:
   Lori B. Newcomb appointed Officer-in-Charge.

1993 January 9:
   Lori B. Newcomb appointed Postmaster.

2004 September 30:
   Jill L. Cyrway appointed Officer-in-Charge.

2005 January 8:
   Vicki M. Morse appointed Postmaster.

2010 August 25:
   Diane Dunham appointed Officer-in-Charge.

2012 November 15:
   Mary Jane Lucas appointed Officer-in-Charge.

2013 March 9:
   Mary Jane Lucas appointed Postmaster.

2018 January 20:
   Jarrod Leblanc appointed Officer-in-Charge.

2018 August 18:
   Lori A. Sherwood appointed Postmaster.

2020:
   Clinton (2) post office. 15 Railroad Street; Clinton, Maine 04927. Lat./Long.: N 44°38′15″ x W 69°30′09″
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

today:
   Clinton (2) post office is still in operation.


Pishons Ferry


1844 February 6:
   The former North Clinton post office was renamed as Pishons Ferry post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1894 May 1:
   The circular postmark is approximately 28 mm in diameter.
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

1903 November 30:
   Pishons Ferry post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)