Penobscot County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, ME 04653
(updated 13 March 2019)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Howland include:
1830 March 23:
Howland post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)
The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
1917 June 22:
The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.
Howland post office is still in operation.