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Annapolis Tercentenary Issue

3c Annapolis Tercentenary single

Scott Catalogue USA: 984
Description:

This Annapolis Tercentenary Issue stamp commemorates the 300th anniversary of the founding of Annapolis, Maryland. The city was established by exiled Puritans. Annapolis is named after Anne, Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland. Annapolis became the temporary capital of the United States after the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783. The stamp features James Stoddert’s 1718 map of region around Annapolis.

United States; Maryland; Annapolis; Puritan; queen; capital; American Revolutionary War; city; map

Date:
May 23, 1949
Medium:
paper; ink (aquamarine); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.4079
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Maryland

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