Kennebunk
York County, Maine

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

(updated 14 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Kennebunk include:
Alewive
Bartlett’s
Crescent Surf
Kennebeach
Kennebunk (2)
Kennebunk Beach
Kennebunk Beach Rur. Sta. Kennebunk
Kennebunk Depot
Kennebunk Landing
North Kennebunk
Wells (1)
West Kennebunk



Kennebunk (2)

1791 June 6:
   Kennebunk (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1882 October 7 through 1882 December 11:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
         

1884 November 17:
   The circular postmark is approximately 31 mm in diameter.
      

1894 March 13:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      

1896 January 13 through 1899 July 28:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
         

1905 September 19:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Kennebunk (2) post office is still in operation.


Kennebunk Beach

1883 August 15:
   Kennebunk Beach post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1935 August 12:
   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 September 10 through 1965 September 14:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
         

1967 May 19:
   Kennebunk Beach post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)