Brookton Township
Washington County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 11 January 2019)


Postmarks from Brookton Township include:
Brookton
Forest
Forest City
Forest City Rur. Sta. Brookton
Forest City CPO Brookton
Forest Station
Jackson Brook



Brookton

1855 February 4:
   Brookton post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1938 October 20:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm on center.
      

1933 May 2 through 1950 January 16:
   The circular postmark on the 2 May 1933 cover is approximately 32 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm on center. The circular postmark on the 16 January 1950 cover is 33–34 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm on center. Although these are not identical cancellations—note the spacing of “Maine”—they are of a similar enough type to be grouped here. Earlier or later postmarks of this style are sought for listing here.
             

today:
   Brookton post office is still in operation.



Forest City

1874 December 21:
   Forest City post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1905 May 18:
   The circular postmark is approximately 28 mm in diameter.
      

1970 October 31:
   Forest City post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)