Patten Postal History
Penobscot County, Maine

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

(updated 26 September 2020)


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



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



Patten

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.
         

2020:
   Patten post office. 24 Main Street; Patten, Maine  04765. Lat./Long.: N 45°59′48″ x W 68°26′51″
      

today:
   Patten post office is still in operation.