Mount Vernon
Kennebec County, Maine

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

(updated 20 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Mount Vernon include:
Currier
Dunn’s Corner
East Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon (1)
Mount Vernon (2)
Mount Vernon Centre
Mount Vernon Village (1)
Mount Vernon Village (2)
South Mount Vernon (1)
South Mount Vernon (1)
Walton’s Mills
West Mount Vernon (1)
West Mount Vernon (2)



Mount Vernon (2)


1848 February 8:
   Mount Vernon (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1888 September 18:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1926 February 20:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

1934 August 18:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1944 November 18 through 1946 May 6:
   The circular postmark is 32–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
         

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