Palmyra
Somerset County, Maine

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

(updated 9 September 2020)


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



Postmarks from the town of Palmyra include:
Palmyra
West Palmyra



Palmyra


1817 October 18:
   Palmyra post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1834 October 29:
   Palmyra post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1835 May 18:
   Palmyra post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1845 August 13:
   Manuscript postmark. (notation; letter)
      
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1847 February 1:
   Manuscript postmark. (letter [page 1], letter [page 2])
      
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1850 December 3:
   Manuscript postmark. (notation; letter [page 1], letter [page 2], letter [page 3])
      
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1851 July 21:
   Manuscript postmark. (notation; letter [page 1], letter [page 2], letter [page 3])
      
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1857 July 7:
   Manuscript postmark. (letter [page 1], letter [page 2])
      
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1933 January 6:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      
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date?:
   Palmyra post office.
      
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2020:
   Palmyra post office. 3 Warren Hill Road; Palmyra, Maine. 04965; Lat./Long.: N 44°50′52″ x W 69°21′56″
      
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today:
   Palmyra post office is still in operation


West Palmyra


1886 December 28:
   West Palmyra post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1907 March 30:
   West Palmyra post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)