Monticello Postal History
Aroostook County, Maine

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

(updated 30 April 2019)

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

Postmarks from Monticello include:


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

1892 January 14:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.

1939 December 8:
   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 approximately 20 mm.

   Monticello post office is still in operation.