Rome
Kennebec County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 15 August 2014)


Postmarks from the town of Rome include:
Belgrade Lakes
Belgrade Mills
Rome (1)
Rome (2)



Belgrade Lakes


1901 January 26:
   Belgrade Lakes post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1934 December 27:
   The machine cancellation circular postmark is approximately 22 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Belgrade Lakes post office is still in operation.


Belgrade Mills


1829 January 13:
   Belgrade Mills post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1852:
   postmaster: Alexander Austin. (source: Maine Register, and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1886 October 14:
   The circular postmark is approximately 25 mm in diameter, and the bullseye cancellation is approximately 17 mm in diameter.
      

1897 September 15:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      

1901 January 26:
   Belgrade Mills post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)