Abraham Lincoln the Postmaster

Abraham Lincoln the Postmaster Athens Illinois First Day Issue Cards

Stock #: 628031
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Athens
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Menard
Publisher: Ostendorf-Temple-Wagner
Postmark: 1978 Aug-3
PM City: Athens
PM State: IL
Stamp: 10c
Size: 3.25" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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1st day of Issue, Aug. 3, 1978 at Long Nine Museum Post Office, Athens, Illinois. New Salem, From May 7, 1833 to May 30, 1836, young Lincoln often walked several miles to deliver a letter he thought important, and he enjoyed reading all the newspapers that came into his office.

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