Lebanon Postal History
York County, Maine

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

(updated 9 February 2021)


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



Postmarks from the town of Lebanon include:
Center Lebanon
East Lebanon
Lebanon
Lebanon Center
North Lebanon
West Lebanon
West Lbanon CPO East Lebanon
West Lebanon Rur. Sta. East Lebanon



East Lebanon

1883 January 2:
   East Lebanon post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1901 May 14:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      
      (click on image to enlarge)

1939 December 29 through 1942 June 26:
   The circular postmark is 31–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
         
      (click on an image to enlarge)

today:
   East Lebanon post office is still in operation.


West Lebanon

1836 February 4:
   West Lebanon post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

year?:
   West Lebanon post office.
      
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1959 October 31:
   West Lebanon post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)