Wednesday, August 22, 2012

War of 1812: USS Constitution Honored on Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: August 18, 2012 Boston, MA 02205

The War of 1812, sometimes called “the forgotten conflict,” was a two-and-a-half year confrontation with Great Britain that brought the United States to the verge of bankruptcy and disunion.

With this stamp, the Postal Service commemorates the bicentennial of a war that ultimately helped forge our national identity and gave us our . . .

Read more at beyondtheperf.com

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