Dixfield
Oxford County, Maine

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

(updated 10 March 2019)


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



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



Dixfield


1817 October 16:
   Dixfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1852:
   Postmaster: John B. Marrow. (source: Maine Register, and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1881 December 8: [year determined from reverse]
   The circular postmark is 25–26 mm in diameter.
      

1893 March 7:
   The circular postmark is approximately 28 mm in diameter.
      

1933 April 29:
   Here the spelling of the town is "Dix Field". The circular postmark is approximately 23 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   The Dixfield post office is still in operation.



East Dixfield


1829 April 25:
   East Dixfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1956 November 9:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   The Dixfield post office is still in operation.