Newburgh Postal History
Penobscot County, Maine

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

(updated 14 July 2020)


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


Postmarks from Newburgh include:
Arnold
Newburgh
Newburgh Center
Newburgh Village
North Newburgh
South Newburgh
West Newburgh



Newburgh

1820 January 8:
   Newburgh post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1905 August 31:
   Newburgh post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


North Newburgh

1839 June 21:
   North Newburgh post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1852 July 30:
   Manuscript postmark.
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

1855 December 20:
   North Newburgh post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1856 August 23:
   North Newburgh post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1858 July 28:
   North Newburgh post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1862 February 4:
   North Newburgh post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1904 February 13:
   North Newburgh post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


South Newburgh

1834 April 21:
   South Newburgh post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

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   South Newburgh post office.
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

1905 August 31:
   South Newburgh post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)