Mercer
Somerset County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 167 Thorne Mountain Road - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 23 April 2020)


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



Postmarks from the town of Mercer include:
East Mercer
Mercer
Mercer Rur. Sta. Norridgewock



Mercer


1818 Deceember 30:
   Mercer post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1843 August 23 [date of letter]:
   The circular postmark is approximately 28 mm in diameter. (letter)
      

1906 February 27:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
      

1950 October 18:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

1963 January 18:
   Mercer post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)