United States Postal Service http://wuis.org en New Lincoln Postage Unveiled In Springfield http://wuis.org/post/new-lincoln-postage-unveiled-springfield <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>On the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth Wednesday, the U.S. Postal Service issued a new stamp paying homage to the Sixteenth President.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new, black-and-white, 21 cent stamp is available at post offices nationwide. It features a close-up photograph of the Lincoln Memorial statue, in Washington D.C. But the unveiling of the stamp wasn't there.</span></p><p>The ceremony was at the Old State Capitol building, in Springfield — where Lincoln gave his "House Divided" speech.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:13:56 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 18863 at http://wuis.org New Lincoln Postage Unveiled In Springfield Lincoln Birthday Events At Old State Capitol http://wuis.org/post/lincoln-birthday-events-old-state-capitol <p>The U.S. Postal Service has a present for Abraham Lincoln fans this week.&nbsp;&nbsp; On his birthday Wednesday, a new stamp will be unveiled at the Old State Capitol depicting Lincoln.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>It's part of events that will mark the 205th anniversary of Lincoln's birth.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:04:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 18447 at http://wuis.org Lincoln Birthday Events At Old State Capitol