Patten Postal History
Penobscot County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, ME 04653
(updated 9 May 2019)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Patten include:
1842 August 16:
Patten post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)
1939 December 9:
The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
1949 August 3 through 1950 December 2:
The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
Patten post office is still in operation.