Dover-Foxcroft
Piscataquis County, Maine

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V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
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(updated 4 January 2019)


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Postmarks from the town of Dover-Foxcroft include:
Dover
Dover-Foxcroft
Dover South Mills
East Dover
Foxcroft
Merrick Sq. Sta. Dover-Foxcroft
South Dover
West Dover



Dover

1823 November 14:
   Dover post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1901 February 25 through 1903 November 11:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
         

1949 November 26:
      

1922 December 1:
   Dover post office became renamed as Dover-Foxcroft post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Dover-Foxcroft

1922 December 1:
   The former Dover post office became renamed as Dover-Foxcroft post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1927 January 14:
   The circular postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter.
      

1949 November 26:
      

today:
   Dover-Foxcroft post office is still in operation.


East Dover

1839 October 19:
   East Dover post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1935 February 6:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

1955 March 31:
   East Dover post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Foxcroft

1821 June 19:
   Foxcroft post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1905 February 7:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

191- February 21:
   The circular postmark is 25–26 mm in diameter.
      

1917 October 31:
   Foxcroft post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)