Winthrop
Kennebec County, Maine

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

(updated 6 May 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Winthrop include:
East Winthrop
Winthrop
Winthrop Center



East Winthrop


1829 December 26:
   East Winthrop post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

year? April 8:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   East Winthrop post office is still in operation.


Winthrop


1794 October 1:
   Winthrop post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1939 December 5:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      

2017 November 19:
   The Winthrop post office (at 112 Main Street) was destroyed by fire on 21 February 2017.
      

today:
   Winthrop post office is still in operation.


Winthrop Center


1886 January 15:
   Winthrop Center post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1903 September 21:
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.
      

1928 May 31:
   Winthrop Center post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)