Lee Postal History
Penobscot County, Maine

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

(updated 30 September 2019)

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

Postmarks from the town of Lee include:
Mallet’s Mills
North Lee


1833 February 25:
   Lee post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1933 February 3 through 1934 March 12:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.

1939 Decembeer 12:
   The circular postmark is 32–35 mm in diameter.

1947 July 15:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.

   Lee post office. 2790 Lee Road; Lee, Maine  04455. Lat./Long.: N 45°21′35″ x W 68°16′58″

   Lee post office is still in operation.