Meddybemps Postal History
Washington County, Maine

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

(updated 1 December 2020)


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



Postmarks from the town of Meddybemps include:
Gilman’s Mills
Meddybemps



Meddybemps


1842 February 17:
   The former Gilman’s Mills post office was renamed as Meddybemps post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1918 December 31:
   Meddybemps post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1922 June 29:
   Meddybemps post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1939 December 9:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
      
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date:
   Meddybemps post office.
      
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2020:
   Meddybemps post office. 849 Main Street; Meddybemps, Maine  04657. Lat./Long.: N 45°02′15″ x W 67°21′14″
      
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today:
   Meddybemps post office is still in operation.