Thursday, January 19, 2012

Postage Stamp Celebrates Glacier National Park

KALISPELL, MT — The scenes of Montana’s Glacier National Park will extend north and south of the U.S. border with the issuance of a stamp celebrating the nation’s 10th national park.

The 85-cent international price stamp, good for postage up to 1-ounce to Canada or Mexico, goes on sale at Post Offices nationwide, online at usps.com and by phone at 800-782-6724. The stamp also may be used for mailing 2-ounce domestic First-Class Mail.

“Throughout time, people have sought out Glacier National Park’s rugged peaks, clear waters and glacial-carved valleys, its landscape providing both resources and inspiration for those persistent enough to venture through it,” said Richard Burley, Kalispell, MT, Postmaster.

“Today, the Postal Service is proud and honored to create this lasting tribute to Glacier National Park through the issuance of this stamp.”

Burley dedicated the stamp at the . . .

Read more at: usps.com

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