Blue Hill
Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 - 207-266-5748

(updated 20 August 2014)

Postmarks from the town of Blue Hill include:
Blue Hill
Blue Hill Falls
East Blue Hill
East Blue Hill Rur. Br. Surry
North Blue Hill
South Blue Hill

Blue Hill

1794 September 2:
   Blue Hill post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

   Postmaster: Arthur F. Drinkwater. (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1940 May 21 through 1950 August 10:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. The elliptical cancellation at the right of the postmark is approximately 33 mm tall and is composed of four bars above and four bars below the numeral (only "1" found to date).

   Blue Hill post office is still in operation.