Belgrade Postal History
Kennebec County, Maine

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

(updated 4 May 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Belgrade include:
Belgrade
Dearborn
Lakeside
North Belgrade
North Belgrade Rur. Br. Oakland
North Belgrade CPO Oakland



Belgrade


1821 August 24:
   Belgrade post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1823?:
   Belgrade post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1824?:
   Belgrade post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1852:
   Postmaster: William Rogers. (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1934 November 8:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 4 mm apart on center.
      

1940 February 15:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle 19–20 mm.
      

today:
   Belgrade post office is still in operation.