Penobscot County, Maine

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

(updated 13 March 2019)

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

Postmarks from the town of Howland include:
North Howland
West Howland


1830 March 23:
   Howland post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

year? June:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.

1917 June 22:
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.

   Howland post office is still in operation.