Hiram
Oxford County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 167 Thorne Mountain Road - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 26 September 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Hiram include:
East Hiram
Hiram
South Hiram
Wadsworth



East Hiram


1875 April 8:
   East Hiram post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1934 September 20:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
      

1949 May 2 through 1950 August 8:
   The circular postmark is 32–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
         

1971 December 31:
   East Hiram post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Hiram


1797 August 24:
   Hiram post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1935 July 11:
   The circular postmark is 32–34 mm in diameter.
      

1949 May 24 through 1949 August 17:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Hiram post office is still in operation.


South Hiram


1879 September 1:
   South Hiram post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1949 February 26 through 1950 November 24:
   The circular postmark is 32–34 mm in diameter.
         

1956 November 10:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter.
      

1965 February 10 through 1965 March 15:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
         

1968 August 21:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

1991 November 30:
   South Hiram post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)