Greenville Postal History
Piscataquis County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 8 May 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Greenville include:
Greenville
Greenville Junction
Thorofare



Greenville

1836 April 28:
   Greenville post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1851 November 5:
   Manuscript postmark. (letter)
      

1867 December 5:
   The circular postmark is approximately 26 mm in diameter.
      

1886 June 29:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

1908 February 20: [year determined from contents]
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.
      

1914 April 10:
   The circular postmark is 23–24 mm in diameter.
      

1938 March 10:
   The circular postmark is 22–23 mm in diameter.
      

1939 December 4:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
      

1949 May 14 through 1950 October 25:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Greenville post office is still in operation.


Greenville Junction

1887 August 3:
   Greenville Junction post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1933 October 2:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

1997 August 30:
   The oval postmark is 31–32 mm wide by 33–34 mm high.
      

today:
   Greenville Junction post office is still in operation.