Greenwood
Oxford County, Maine

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

(updated 15 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Greenwood include:
Greenwood
Locke Mills



Locke Mils


1840 July 2:
   Locke Mills post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1880 March:
   The circular postmark is approximately 26 mm in diameter.
      

1884 December 12:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
      

1902 January 9 through 1902 April 1:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
         

1928 June 13:
   The circular postmark is 30–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm
      

1928 September 5:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
      

1939 December:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 20 mm
      

today:
   Locke Mills post office is still in operation.