Hollis
York County, Maine

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

(updated 12 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Hollis include:
Clark’s Mill
Hollis (1)
Hollis (2)
Hollis Center
North Hollis
Phillipsburg
South Hollis
West Hollis



Hollis Center

1846 January 14:
   Hollis Center post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1853 December 17:
   Hollis Center post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1854 March 20:
   Hollis Center post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1938 February 26:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm apart on center.
      

1949 September 17 through 1950 September 8:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are just under 6 mm apart on center.
         

1965 March 15:
   The outer circle of the postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter; the inner, 18–20 mm.
      

today:
   Hollis Center post office is still in operation.