Monhegan Island Plantation Postal History
Lincoln County, Maine

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

(updated 7 May 2019)


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



Postmarks from Monhegan Island Plantation include:
Monhegan
Monhegan Island



Monhegan


27 March 1882:
   Monhegan post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1935 August 3 through 1936 September 7:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
         

1939 November 11 through 1950 May 17:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
         

1939 December 14:
   The circular postmark is approximately 31 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
      

1950 September:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

2001 August 7:
   The circular postmark is 31–34 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Monhegan post office is still in operation.