Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Postage Stamp Honors Carmel Mission

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2012 Carmel, CA 93923

CARMEL, CA — The U.S. Postal Service honors nearly 250 years of California history with the issuance of the $18.95 Carmel Mission Express Mail stamp.

Often described as one of the most beautiful mission churches in the state, Carmel Mission is known for its dome-shaped bell tower and elaborate star-shaped window.

“Today we pay tribute to nearly 250 years of California history with the issuance of this stamp as we postmark another chapter in a . . .

Read more at: usps.com

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