Islands of Moosehead Lake
Piscataquis County, Maine

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

(updated 1 January 2019)


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






Postmarks from the town of Islands of Moosehead Lake include:
Capens
Sugar Island



Capens


1889 October 28:
   Capens post office opened as a summer office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1906 June 2-:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
      

1943 May 31:
   Capens post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)