POST MARK COLLECTORS CLUB - POST OFFICE PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION
Post Office: Bridgton, ME 04009 (Cumberland County)
Date of Photo: circa 1940s
Contributor: Paul E. Petosky, Postmarks from the Past
Comments: Established on September 8, 1800 with Joseph Sears as its first postmaster. Discontinued operation on June 30, 1880 and reestablished on July 1, 1880 with Charles E. Gibbs as postmaster. This post office was first referred to as Bridgetown, then Bridgeton during the early 1800s.