Greenville Postal History
Piscataquis County, Maine

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

(updated 27 July 2020)


Thank you for the contributions to this page from James Husson and 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)
      
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1867 December 5:
   The circular postmark is approximately 26 mm in diameter.
      
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1886 June 29:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      
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1908 February 20: [year determined from contents]
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.
      
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1914 April 10:
   The circular postmark is 23–24 mm in diameter.
      
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1920s?:
   Greenville post office.
      
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1938 March 10:
   The circular postmark is 22–23 mm in diameter.
      
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1939 December 4:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
      
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1949 May 14 through 1950 October 25:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         
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2020:
   Greenville post office. 22 Lily Bay Road; Greenville, Maine 04441. Lat./Long.: N 45°27′37″ x W 69°35′23″.
      
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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.
      
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1997 August 30:
   The oval postmark is 31–32 mm wide by 33–34 mm high.
      
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date?:
   Greenville Junction post office. 383 Pritham Avenue; Greenville Junction, Maine 04442. Lat./Long.: N 45°27′36″ x W 69°36′49″.
      
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today:
   Greenville Junction post office is still in operation.