The Forks Plantation Postal History
Somerset County, Maine

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

(updated 27 July 2020)


Thank you for the contributions to this page from James Husson.



Postmarks from The Forks Plantation include:
Mosquito
The Forks
Troutdale
West Forks (2)



Mosquito


1908 November 23:
   Mosquito post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1909 April through 1913 March 13:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The four bars to the right of the circle are approximately 4 mm on center.
         

1917 January 5:
   Mosquito post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


West Forks (2)


1966 June 30:
   The Forks post office was renamed as West Forks (2) post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

2020:
   West Forks (2) post office. 2933 U. S. Route 201; West Forks, Maine 04985. Lat./Long.: N 45°20′19″ x W 69°58′17″.
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

today
   West Forks (2) post office is still in operation.