News Alert: Santa Fe Post Office unveiling state flag stamp Friday

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By The Staff

SANTA FE — Continuing its tradition of honoring state and territorial flags, the U.S. Postal Service is dedicating the fourth set of the Flags of Our Nation stamp series.

The United States Postal Service has partnered with The New Mexico History Museum to unveil the New Mexico State Flag Stamp at 10 a.m. Friday.

The commemorative stamp second-day ceremony will be held at The New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe located at 113 Lincoln Ave.

The series features the state flags of Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina and North Dakota.

As an added bonus, the Stars and Stripes stamp, which depicts the “purple mountain majesties” inspired by the opening lines of “America the Beautiful” by Katharine Lee Bates is also included. The 44-cent First-Class Mail stamps, printed in coils of 50, are available nationwide.