Penobscot County, Maine

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

(updated 7 September 2020)

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

Postmarks from the town of Plymouth include:


1827 October 9:
   Plymouth post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1836 September 21:
   Manuscript postmark. (letter [page 1a]; letter [page 1b]; letter [page 2])
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1937 October 25:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is approximately 19 mm.
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   Plymouth post office.
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   Plymouth post office. 1947 Moosehead Trail; Plymouth, Maine 04969; Lat./Long.: N 44°46′06″ x W 69°12′34″
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   Plymouth post office is still in operation.