Frenchboro Postal History
Hancock County, Maine

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

(updated 28 April 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Frenchboro include:
Frenchboro



Frenchboro


1892 October 26:
   Frenchboro post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1909 December 24:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter. (image side of card)
      

1931 December 18:
   The circular postmark is 31–34 mm in diameter.
      

2001 April 21:
   The circular postmark is 34–35 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 16 mm.
      

today:
   Frenchboro post office is still in operation.