Monroe Postal History
Waldo County, Maine

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

(updated 23 September 2020)


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



Postmarks from the town of Monroe include:
Monroe
Monroe Center
North Monroe



Monroe


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.
         

2020:
   Monroe post office. 59 West Main Street; Monroe, Maine 04951; Lat./Long.: N 44°36′53″ x W 69°01′26″
      

today:
   Monroe post office remains in operation.