WHAT: Special dedication ceremony for the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Stamp as one of 16 National Parks Forever stamps being issued to celebrate the National Park Service on its 100th anniversary.
WHO: Philip Hooge, Superintendent, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve; Ronald Haberman, District Manager, Alaska, U.S. Postal Service; Tom Bean, photographer from Flagstaff, Arizona whose photograph was chosen for the stamp image
WHEN: Thurs. June 2 @ 11 a.m.
WHERE: Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, 1250 Gustavus Road, Gustavus, AK 99826
The Postal Service is dedicating a pane of 16 Forever stamps to celebrate the National Park Service on its 100th anniversary. Visit this link additional information on the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve stamp and this link for information on the other 15.
The official first-day-of-issue ceremony is taking place June 2 in New York City at the world’s largest stamp show that only takes place in the United States once a decade, World Stamp Show-NY 2016. More than 250,000 visitors are expected to attend. Similar to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, more than a dozen special dedication ceremonies will take place on June 2 at or near the National Park locations depicted on the stamps.