USPS Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Dedication

\"\"A double cancel commemorative cachet envelope collector series will commemorate the October 16, 2011 dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial and the 16th anniversary of the Million Man March, which happened October 16, 1995.The double cancel cachet envelope features a picture of the MLK memorial, complemented with the Barbara Jordan stamp. Jordan is the 34th honoree in the Black Heritage Stamp series.

In addition, the cachet includes two stamps from the “To Form a More Perfect Union,” with significant events in the African American journey toward equal rights.One cancellation bears an October 16, 2011 date. The second cancellation bears an August 28, 2011 date, which was the 48th anniversary of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

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