Brownville Postal History
Piscataquis County, Maine

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

(updated 5 November 2020)


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



Postmarks from the town of Brownville include:
Brownville
Brownville Junction
Chandler
Ebeemee
Henderson
North Brownsville



Brownville

1824 September 29:
   Brownville post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

date?:
   Brownville post office.
      
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1894 May 3:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      
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1906 March 19:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
      
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1932 December 10:
   The circular postmark is 29–33 mm in diameter.
      
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2020:
   Brownville post office. 27 Church Street; Brownville, Maine  04414. Lat./Long.: N 45°18′24″ x W 69°01′59″
      
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today:
   Brownville post office is still in operation.


Brownville Junction

1909 June 10:
   The former Henderson post office renamed as Brownville Junction post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

2020:
   Brownville Junction post office. 77 Railroad Avenue; Brownville Junction, Maine  04415. Lat./Long.: N 45°21′00″ x W 69°03′29″
      
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today:
   Brownville Junction post office is still in operation.


Henderson

1889 June 26:
   Henderson post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1898 April 8:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

1909 June 10:
   Henderson post office renamed as Brownville Junction post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)