The 50th anniversary of statehood for Alaska and Hawaii headline a variety of 2009 commemoratives to be issued by the United States Postal Service. There will be a number of lesson plans that can be developed using these issues.
WASHINGTON(12/29)—What do Lassie, The Tonight Show, Abe Lincoln, Gary Cooper, Gulf Coast Lighthouses, Civil Rights Pioneers and Wedding Cakes have in common? They’re all 2009 stamp subjects the U.S. Postal Service is providing a sneak peek at today. All stamp issuance dates and dedication locations are subject to change. The public is welcome to attend unless otherwise noted.