Monroe Postal History
Waldo County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 167 Thorne Mountain Road - Canton, Maine 04221
(updated 19 November 2019)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Monroe include:
1824 February 3:
Monroe post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)
1855 February 12:
The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter. (letter)
1876 January 21: [year and month determined from contents]
The circular postmark is 25–26 mm in diameter.
1934 October 10 through 1935 April 30:
The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
1939 December 9 through 1939 December 13:
The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
1943 September 24 through 1944 january 21:
The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
Monroe post office remains in operation.