Founding Fathers

 US #704 was based on a miniature painting by Charles Willson Peale in 1777.
January 1, 1932

Washington Bicentennial 

On January 1, 1932, the US Post Office Department issued a set of 12 stamps honoring the 200th anniversary of George Washington’s birth.

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 US #1858 from the Great Americans series.
December 11, 1725

Birth of George Mason 

Founding Father George Mason IV was born on December 11, 1725, in Fairfax County, Virginia.

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 US #806 from the popular presidential series.
October 30, 1735

Happy Birthday, John Adams! 

John Adams was born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, on October 30, 1735.

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 U.S. #1 – Click the image to choose from several different conditions to add to your collection.
October 6, 1723

Franklin Arrives in Philadelphia 

On October 6, 1723, a 17-year-old Benjamin Franklin first arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 U.S. #1693 pictures Sherman at the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
July 23, 1793

Death of Roger Sherman 

Roger Sherman, the only man in US history to sign America’s four most important documents; the Articles of Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, died on July 23, 1793.

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 U.S. #1 features a Franklin portrait that had previously been used on banknotes.
January 17, 1706

Happy Birthday Benjamin Franklin 

Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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1956 Liberty Series - $5 Alexander Hamilton stamp
January 11th, 1755

Birth of Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton was born on January 11, 1755 (or 57 – the year is unknown), in Nevis in the British West Indies.

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 U.S. #1726 was issued for the 200th anniversary of the drafting of the Articles of Confederation.
November 15, 1777

Continental Congress Approve Articles of Confederation

On November 15, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation after 16 months of debate.

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 U.S. #806 from the popular presidential series.
October 30, 1735

Happy Birthday John Adams! 

John Adams was born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, on October 30, 1735.

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