Henry D Thoreau First Day Stamp Issue

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 9:45am to 3:00pm
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
  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

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