Rockland Postal History
Knox County, Maine

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

(updated 21 May 2019)

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

Postmarks from the town of Rockland include:
East Thomaston


1851 January 21:
   Rockland post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1913 April 28 through 1917 April 18:
   The circular postmark is 22–23 mm in diameter.

1918 October 23:
   The circular postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter.

1939 December 4:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.

   Rockland post office is still in operation.