'Greetings From Pennsylvania' Postage Stamp to be Celebrated by Postal Service in Harrisburg.Business Editors
HARRISBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 27, 2002
On Thursday, April 4, the Postal Service postal service, arrangements made by a government for the transmission of letters, packages, and periodicals, and for related services. Early courier systems for government use were organized in the Persian Empire under Cyrus, in the Roman Empire, and in medieval will issue the Greetings From America postage stamps This is a list of postage stamps that are especially notable in some way.
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The Pennsylvania first-day-of-issue stamp ceremony is set for 12 noon on April 4 at The National Civil War Museum, 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, in Harrisburg.
While these new stamps honor each of the 50 states, the Harrisburg event will highlight the special role of the Pennsylvania state stamp by program participants Pennsylvania First Lady Kathy Schweiker, Postal Governor LeGree Daniels, and Rose Mape, Executive Director of Tourism Operations, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
"With these colorful, educational stamps, we recall the warm and friendly tradition of postcard and letter greetings exchanged through the mail between friends and family across the miles," said Postal Governor Daniels.
A temporary retail station will be on site at The National Civil War Museum from 10 AM to 2 PM on April 4. The Greetings From America stamp panes, a First Day Issue souvenir envelope, and Greetings From Pennsylvania stamp pin will be available for purchase while supplies last.
The first day of issue postmark and "Pennsylvania Memories Last A Lifetime(R)" special cancellation will be available and can be affixed af·fix
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2. free of charge to any mailpiece bearing appropriate postage. Admission to the ceremony is free; however, paid admission is required to tour the museum.
Customers can also receive the Pennsylvania first day of issue cancel by mailing their covers to: "Greetings from America Stamp, Postmaster postmaster - The electronic mail contact and maintenance person at a site connected to the Internet or UUCPNET. Often, but not always, the same as the admin. The Internet standard for electronic mail (RFC 822) requires each machine to have a "postmaster" address; usually it is , 1425 Crooked Hill Crooked Hill is a neighborhood in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and is a suburb of the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The name Crooked Hill is derived from Crooked Hill Road, which has many different neighborhoods located along it. Road, Harrisburg, PA 17106-9998". After applying the first day of issue cancel, the Postal Service will return the envelopes through the mail. All mail requests must be postmarked by June 4, 2002.
The Greetings From America stamps combine flora and fauna with local points of interest into collages that celebrate the unique character of each of the 50 states. The designs are reminiscent of the retro [Latin, Back; backward; behind.] A prefix used to designate a prior condition or time. "large letter" postcards popular with tourists in the 1930s and 1940s. The flipside of the stamps' backing paper will list each state's bird, flower, tree, capital city and date of statehood state·hood
The status of being a state, especially of the United States, rather than being a territory or dependency. .
The release of the stamps on April 4, 2002, will mark the first issuance of a pane A rectangular area within an on-screen window that contains information for the user. A window may have many panes. See menu pane. of 50 stamps in 10 years. The Wildflowers stamps issued in 1992 continue to hold their place as the second most popular commemorative stamps of all time, behind the Elvis stamp.
The bright colors and creative designs of the Greetings From America stamps hint at the romance of travel and discovery and convey a nostalgia for all aspects of popular American culture.