A good read for Presidents Day: U.S. Presidents on U.S. postage stamps

Steve HutkinsNews

A good read for President’s Day: Wikipedia has a comprehensive entry on Presidents of the United States on U.S. postage stamps.

Presidents of the United States have frequently appeared on U.S. postage stamps since the mid-19th century. The United States Post Office Department released its first two postage stamps in 1847, featuring George Washington on one, and Benjamin Franklin on the other. The advent of presidents on postage stamps has been definitive to U.S. postage stamp design since the first issues were released and set the precedent that U.S. stamp designs would follow for many generations.

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