Walt Disney Commemorative Stamp Day

The first Disney USPS postage stamp was the commemorative honoring Walt Disney in September 1968. This was very unusual, as Walt had passed away less than 2 years earlier. Usually, an individual had to be dead for 5-10 years before they would even be considered for a commemorative stamp. But, because of his impact on the world, and the unrelenting pressure from politicians and Disney fans, the Postal Service created the stamp and it was release right here in Marceline – Walt’s hometown.

Learn more… Marceline Post Office