Henry D Thoreau First Day Stamp Issue

Date: 
May 23, 2017 - 9:45am - 3:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation
2017 Thoreau Stamp

      

  10:00 a.m. Retail stamp sales begin
  10:30 a.m.  
All participants gather in lunch room for framed art presentations and briefing
  11:00 a.m.
FDOI Ceremony starts
  11:35 a.m. Ceremony ends
  11:40 a.m.
Autograph session starts
  12:10 a.m. Autograph session ends
  3:00 p.m. Retail sales end
     
    CEREMONY PARTICIPANTS
  Master of Ceremonies    
Leo Roy, Commissioner,
Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
  Presentation of Colors
DCR Rangers Color Guard
  National Anthem
Alexis Kirkpatrick, Concord – Carlisle Regional HS
  Welcome Michael Lawson, Chair
    Select Board Town of Concord
  Dedicating Official      

Thomas Marshall, General Council and Executive VP United States Postal Service

  Remarks   
Matthew A. Beaton, Secretary Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
  Remarks    
Ed Begley Jr., actor, environmentalist, Walden Woods Project Board Member speaking on behalf of the Walden Woods Project and the Thoreau Society