Indiana Statehood ~ 1816
Ohio began to move toward Statehood in 1800 Congress created the
Indiana Territory out of the remains of the Northwest Territory.
Indiana became the 19th State to be admitted to the Union in 1816.
There are nineteen stars in the State outline map.
The Great River Road
stamp commemorates the Great River Road, an undivided highway along
the Mississippi River, extending from Kenora, Canada to New Orleans,
Louisiana on the Gulf of Mexico. The Great River Road was originally
proposed by the federal government in 1938, as a 2,000 mile parkway
along the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico. It
is a part of the National Scenic Byways Program.
Issued in connection with
the International Conference of the American Institute of Planners in
Washington, D.C. in 1967
Hemisfair '68 commemorated
the 250th Anniversary of the founding of San Antonio. It was the first
officially designated international exposition in the Southwestern