Hartland Postal History
Somerset County, Maine

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

(updated 18 August 2020)

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

Postmarks from the town of Hartland include:
Hartland (1)
Hartland (2)
West Hartland

Hartland (2)

1847 September 14:
   The former Saint Albans (1) post office became Hartland (2). (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1874 June 13: [year determined from contents]
   The circular postmark is 23–24 mm in diameter.

1887 August 20:
   The circular postmark is approximately 26 mm in diameter.

1910 May 24:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.

1939 December 11:
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.

   Hartland post office. 90 Main Street; Hartland, Maine 04943. Lat./Long.: N 44°52′41″ x W 69°25′47″

   Hartland (2) post office is still in operation.