Patten Postal History
Penobscot County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, ME  04653

(updated 9 May 2019)

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

Postmarks from the town of Patten include:
Fish’s Mills


1842 August 16:
   Patten post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1939 December 9:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.

1949 August 3 through 1950 December 2:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.

   Patten post office is still in operation.