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Yellowstone featured on Centennial Celebration Stamp

Yellowstone National Park was announced April 25 to be featured on the last National Park Service Centennial Celebration stamp.
Yellowstone is the last of 16 stamps released by the United States Postal Service to commemorate the Centennial Celebration of the National Park Service.

“The last stamp unveiled celebrates the country’s first national park,” according to the National Park Service website.

The picture features Yellowstone bison. Art Wolfe of Seattle, WA is the photographer of the featured picture and he photographed the animals in February of 2000, according to the USPS website.

“The June 2 first-day-of-issue ceremony for the National Parks Forever Stamps pane will take place at New York City’s Javits Center at 11 a.m. as part of the world’s largest stamp show,” according to the National Park Service website.

The set of National Park Centennial stamps will also be available to purchase that day.

Dedication ceremonies will also take place at or near each of the National Parks depicted on the stamps. Individuals are asked to spread the news on social media by using the hashtags #NPSStamps, #FindYourPark or #NPS100,” according to the USPS website.

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