Danforth Postal History
Washington County, Maine

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

(updated 24 October 2020)


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



Postmarks from the town of Danforth include:
Crooked Brook
Danforth
Eaton



Danforth


1871 November 22:
   Danforth post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

year? April 20:
   The circular postmark is approximately 24 mm in diameter.
      

year? January 4:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

1885 June 10 through 1886 July 12:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
         

1939 December 6:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

1938 April 7 through 1949 May 11:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         

2020:
   Danforth post office. 33 Springfield Road; Danforth, Maine  04424. Lat./Long.: N 45°39′36″ x W 67°52′02″
      

today:
   Danforth post office is still in operation.


Eaton


1873 April 15:
   Eaton post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1874 November 12:
   Eaton post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1876 January 6:
   Eaton post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1878 October 24:
   Eaton post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1883 March 7:
   Eaton post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1933 January 30:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter.
      

1983?:
   Eaton post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)