Penobscot County, Maine

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

(updated 25 December 2018)

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

Postmarks from the city of Bangor include:
Air Base Sta., Bangor
Bangor Sta. 1
Bangor Sta. 2
Bangor Sta. 3
Dow Air Force Base Sta.
East Bangor
Fairmony Sta. Bangor
North Bangor (2)
Six Mile Falls (1)
Six Mile Falls (2)
Veazie Br. Bangor
West Bangor


1800 September 8:
   Bangor post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1895 June:
   The circular postmark is 24–25 mm in diameter.

1910 August 23 through 1914 November 20:
   The circular postmark is 21–23 mm in diameter.

1934 March 8 through 1939 March 3:
   The circular postmark is 21–22 mm in diameter.

   Bangor post office is still in operation.