Cherryfield Postal History
Washington County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine 04653
(updated 21 May 2019)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Cherryfield include:
1870 December 8:
The former Narraguagus post office (in Milbridge) became renamed as Cherryfield post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)
1898 March 7:
The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
1900 May 14:
The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
1939 December 11:
The outer circle of the postmark is 27–29 mm in diameter; the inner, 18–19 mm.
1946 December 18 through 1950 June 28:
The circular postmark is 23–24 mm in diameter.
Cherryfield post office is still in operation.