Kennebec County, Maine

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

(updated 13 March 2019)

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

Postmarks from the town of Readfield include:
East Readfield
Kents Hill
Readfield (1)
Readfield (2)
Readfield Depot

Kents Hill

1826 December 11:
   Kents Hill post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1878 March 25: [year determined from cover contents]
   The circular postmark is approximately 25 mm in diameter.

1991 February 2:
   The circular postmark is 31–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.

1991 February 2:
   The circular postmark is approximately 22 mm in diameter.

   Kents Hill post office is still in operation.