Liberty
Waldo County, Maine

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

(updated 4 August 2020)


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



Postmarks from the town of Liberty include:
Liberty
Libertyville
Light’s Corner
South Liberty



Liberty


1833 April 2:
   Liberty post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

year? September:
   The circular postmark is 23–24 mm in diameter.
      
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1934 November 15:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      
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1941 July 23:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
      
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1949 March 16 through 1957 July 17:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The horizontal bars to the right of the circle are just under 6 mm on center.
         
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2020:
   A former Liberty post office that is now maintained as “The Octagonal Post Office Museum” by the Liberty Historical Society.
      
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2020:
   Liberty post office. 76 Main Street; Liberty, Maine 04949. Lat./Long.: N 44°24′18″ x W 69°28′22″
      
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today:
   Liberty post office remains in operation.