Arbor Day 1872-1932 [with postal marks]
Publication InformationWashington, D.C.
Dimensions2 cm W x 3 cm H (Item)
Extent1 postage stamp
DescriptionCarmine rose-colored stamp commemorating Arbor Day. Framed by two arching trees, a girl holds a sapling tree upright while a boy fills in the planting hole with a shovelful of dirt.
United States Postage across top of stamp, Two Cents across bottom.
Arbor Day at top of image, 1872-1932 at bottom of image.
Arbor Day stamp issued on April 22, 1932, in Nebraska City, Nebraska, on the 100th anniversary of the birth of J. Sterling Morton and the sixtieth anniversary of Arbor Day, which he founded. Arbor day was first observed in Nebraska on April 22, 1872. 100,869,300 stamps were issued in 1932.