U.S. POST OFFICE BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1775

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This stamp was issued in 2006 as part of a set of four commemorating the
300th anniversary of Franklin’s birth.

The United States Post Office (USPO) was created in Philadelphia under Benjamin
Franklin by decree of the Second Continental Congress.Today Franklin is referred
to as the “Father of the United States Postal System”.

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The Franklin Post Office on 316 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA is
still open for business.

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