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.