Exeter
Penobscot County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, ME  04653
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 2 November 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Etna include:
East Exeter
Exeter
Exeter Mills
Hill’s Corner
South Exeter



East Exeter

1855 February 16:
   East Exeter post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1896 October 19:
   East Exeter post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1897 January 18:
   East Exeter post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1900 December(?) 25:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      

1904 June 30:
   East Exeter post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


South Exeter

1854 March 16:
   South Exeter post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1855 January 3:
   South Exeter post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1855 February 16:
   South Exeter post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1892 November 28:
   South Exeter post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1892 December 29:
   South Exeter post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1896 February 21: [year determined from receiving stamp on reverse]
   The circular postmark is 25–27 mm in diameter.
      

1908 February 15:
   South Exeter post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)