HUNTINGTON STATION, NY — The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) today honored the 200th anniversary of the birth of Walt Whitman with a new stamp in its Literary Arts series, commemorating the life, work and words of the poet some revere as the “Father of Modern American Poetry,” at his Long Island birthplace. Continue reading
The Postal Service issues four Forever stamps in time for Halloween. The Spooky Silhouettes stamps feature digital illustrations with Halloween motifs rendered as black silhouettes in eerily backlit windows. Continue reading
With the release of the Winter Berries Forever stamps, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates four of winter’s small yet vibrant offerings: the winterberry (Ilex verticillata), the juniper berry (Juniperus communis), the beautyberry (Callicarpa americana), and the soapberry (Sapindus saponaria). News of the stamps is being shared with the hashtag #WinterBerriesStamps. Continue reading
The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of “the Father of American poetry,” Walt Whitman, by honoring the poet with a new stamp in its Literary Arts series. Continue reading
With this pane of 16 stamps, the Postal Service brings Tyrannosaurus rex to life — some 66 million years after its demise. Continue reading
OMAHA, NE — The U.S. Postal Service today issued Forever stamps recognizing Military Working Dogs, the four-legged heroes of the nation’s military. Continue reading
MINOT, ND — The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the fun of America’s state and county fairs with four new Forever stamps. The whimsical artwork of the stamps is meant to evoke a nostalgic feeling for America’s fairs past and present. The stamps show a traditional fair theme where communities gather to socialize and have fun. Continue reading
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL — The U.S. Postal Service today celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by issuing the 1969: First Moon Landing Forever stamps at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Continue reading
The U.S. Postal Service is issuing Woodstock Forever stamps in observance of the 50th anniversary of the most famous rock festival in history.
News of the stamp is being shared on social media using the hashtags #WoodstockStamps and #PeaceForeverStamps.
The first day of issue ceremony will take place Thursday, Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. at the “Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll” exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, at 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
The Woodstock Music and Art Fair was held in the small farming community of Bethel, NY, in August 1969. Approximately 500,000 members of the “Woodstock Generation,” a term later used in reference to young people of the time, convened to promote peace and love through music.
Art director Antonio Alcalá designed the stamp artwork which features an image of a dove along with the words “3 Days of Peace and Music,” evocative of the original 1969 promotional poster for the festival.
DETROIT — The U.S. Postal Service honors Sesame Street with a pane of 16 Forever stamps. A first-day-of-issue ceremony for the stamps was held today before The Sesame Street Road Trip event at Lafayette Park, 1592 Antietam Avenue, Detroit, MI. Continue reading