January 11, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt made the Grand Canyon a National Monument. "Do nothing to mar its grandeur, for the ages have been at work upon it and man cannot improve it. Keep it for your children, your children's children and all who come after you."
With the issuance of this stamp, the U.S. Postal Service commemorates the 100th anniversary of Arizona’s statehood. One of America’s last frontiers, Arizona became the 48th state in the Union on February 14, 1912. The “Grand Canyon State,” home to 21 Native American tribes with ancient connections to the land, is known for its stunning beauty and abundant natural resources. The stamp art celebrates this beauty with an original painting of Cathedral Rock.
Reward for Doc Holiday. This is an authentic wanted sign, this were used to show the town who to look out for. The Wests most dangerous men would be displayed so the town could be cautious of who was wanted at the time. Not all signs were wanted signs, like this one, it's a warning sign just to worn the town of a potential criminal.
On this Day in History, April 3, 1860: The first Pony Express mail traveled by horse and rider relay teams. Col. William “Buffalo Bill” Cody (pictured) became a Pony Express rider at age 15, and claimed to have arrived at a relay station to find the relief rider dead, whereupon he mounted a fresh horse, rode to the next station, and made the return ride, covering a distance of around 325 miles.
Arizona Statehood Error Quarters To date I have found several different errors or varieties in the Arizona Statehood Quarters. Three are in the same category. They have to do with extra cactus leaves in the lower area of the coin by the designers...