Sheldon Post Office to issue special postmark

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

In honor of the 105th Annual Sheldon Picnic to take place this weekend, the Sheldon, Mo., Post Office will issue a commemorative postmark.

The unique postmark is free and will be available at the temporary post office set up in the Sheldon Community Building from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug 14; and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15. The special marking will be applied to any item bearing first-class postage.

To order the postmark by mail, write to Old Settlers Centennial Picnic Station, Postmaster, 300 W. Main St., Sheldon, MO 64784-9998. Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return. Mail order requests will be filled for 60 days following the event. Other unique postal retail and philatelic items also will be available for purchase.

Look for more information about picnic festivities in upcoming issues of the Nevada Daily Mail.

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