York County, Maine

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

(updated 29 March 2019)

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

In 1914, there two post offices in what is now the town of Berwick: South Berwick and North Berwick. (source: Post Route Map of the State of Maine 1914)
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Postmarks from the town of Berwick include:
Berwick (1)
Berwick (2)
Blackberry Hill
Doughty’s Falls
North Berwick
South Berwick
South Berwick Junction

South Berwick

1815 April 1:
   The former Berwick (1) post office was renamed as South Berwick post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1848 June 26:
   The circular postmark is approximately 31 mm in diameter. (letter - page 1; letter - page 2)
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   South Berwick post office is still in operation.