Meddybemps Postal History
Washington County, Maine

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

(updated 10 May 2019)


Thank you for the contributions to this page 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.
      

today:
   Meddybemps post office is still in operation.