New stamp series celebrates National Parks

SteveBlog A stamp image featuring a stunning photograph of Acadia National Park’s Bass Harbor Head Light was previewed recently as the first of 16 Forever stamp images to be revealed over a three-week period to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary.  The June 2 first-day-of-issue ceremony for the National Parks Forever stamps pane will take place at New York City’s Javits Center at 11 a.m. as part of World Stamp Show-NY 2016. Dedication ceremonies also will take place at or near each of the National Parks depicted on the stamps, according to a news release.

The National Parks Forever Stamps include Acadia National ParkArches National ParkAssateague Island National SeashoreBandelier National MonumentCarlsbad Caverns National ParkEverglades National ParkGlacier Bay National Park and PreserveGrand Canyon National Park,Gulf Islands National Seashore,Haleakalā National ParkKenilworth Park & Aquatic GardensMarsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park,Mount Rainier National ParkSan Francisco Maritime National Historic Park and Theodore Roosevelt National Park.  Read more.