22 September 2011

#79 Maitland, Florida, USA

Everglades National Park is a national park in the U.S. state of Florida that protects the southern 25 percent of the original Everglades. It is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, and is visited on average by one million people each year. It is the third-largest national park in the lower 48 states after Death Valley and Yellowstone. It has been declared an International Biosphere Reserve, a World Heritage Site, and a Wetland of International Importance, only one of three locations in the world to appear on all three lists.

Property No #76

 Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO World Heritage: 1979
Inscription Year on the List of World Heritage in Danger: 2010 

On the Stamp: With one design honoring Alan Shepard aboard the Freedom 7 and another highlighting the NASA MESSENGER mission, these stamps are unique collectible items.

One stamp commemorates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Project Mercury, America's first manned spaceflight program, and NASA astronaut Alan Shepard's historic flight on May 5, 1961, aboard the spacecraft Freedom 7.
Issue Date: May 4, 2011

Sent on: September 19, 2011
Received on: September 22, 2011

Thank you very much !


Actually I got this postcard in envelope. And with a little note, what said 'This was delivered to us by mistake.' So I was very surprised when I got this envelope, because I had no idea what company it was and why they sent a letter to me. When I opened the envelope I was even more surprised. But now I'm very thankful for this :)

1 comment:

9teen87 said...

Well, I'm glad you got them!! :D