Kennebec County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine 04653
(updated 8 May 2019)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Hallowell include:
1797 October 1:
Hallowell post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)
year October 5:
The circular postmark is 24–25 mm in diameter.
1907 July 8:
The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
1939 December 11:
The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
1950 July 21:
The machine cancellation circular postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter.
1962 June 21:
The circular postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter. The rectangle containing “Hallowell’s 200th year” is 41–42 mm wide and 20–21 mm high.
Hallowell post office is still in operation.