Bowdoinham Postal History
Sagadahoc County, Maine

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

(updated 3 May 2021)

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

Postmarks from the town of Bowdoinham include:
East Bowdoinham


1810 December 31:
   Bowdoinham post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1840 December 30:
   The circular postmark is approximately 31 mm mm in diameter. (notation; letter)

   Postmaster: Robert P. Carr (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1902 March 7:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.

1931 November 10:
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.

1948 July 20 through 1950 January 16:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.

1992 January 24:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.

   Bowdoinham post office. 49 Pond Road; Bowdoinham, Maine  04008. Lat./Long.: N 44°01′14″ x W 69°55′14″

   Bowdoinham post office is still in operation.