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:
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.