Fort Fairfield
Aroostook 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 Fort Fairfield include:
Eaton Grant
Fort Fairfield Goodrich
MapleGrove
Robie



Fort Fairfield


1843 July 1:
   Fort Fairfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1853 August 24:
   Fort Fairfield post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1854 October 4:
   Fort Fairfield post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1898 September 17 through 1899 April 13:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
         

1939 May 20 through 1950 December 4:
   The circular postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter.
         

1950 September 2 through 1950 December 5:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter. The elliptical cancellation to the right of the circle is approximately 33 mm tall.
         

today:
   Fort Fairfield post office is still in operation.