Medway
Penobscot County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 167 Thorne Mountain Road - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 27 September 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Medway include:
Grindstone
Medway
Nickatou
Pattagumpus
Sunkhaze
South Medway



Medway

1859 August 23:
   Medway post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1889 April 1:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      

1906 April 30:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
      

1946 September 30:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Medway post office is still in operation.


Pattagumpus

1853 December 17:
   Pattagumpus post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1857 January 31:
   Pattagumpus post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1861 August 29:
   Pattagumpus post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1907 February 15 through 1910 June 10:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the five horizontal bars at the right of the circle is approximately 11 mm.
         

1933 December 19:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter.
      

1935 November 15:
   Pattagumpus post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)