Howland Postal History
Penobscot County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 7 October 2021)


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



Postmarks from the town of Howland include:
Howland
North Howland
West Howland



Howland

1830 March 23:
   Howland post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

year? June:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      
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date?:
   Howland post office.
      
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date?:
   Howland post office.
      
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1917 June 22:
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.
      
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date?:
   Howland post office. 18 Main Street; Howland, Maine  04448. Lat./Long.: N 45°14′32″ x W 68°39′25″
      
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today:
   Howland post office is still in operation.