Friday, May 2, 2008

Legends of the West - Sacagawea

From the United States Postal Service's (USPS) 'Legends of the West' Series...

Sacagawea - "Bird-woman" - c1787-1812 - Born Shoshone, she was captured by rival Native Americans and later sold to a French trapper. Both joined the Lewis & Clark Expedition, which she served as guide. -

postmarked, First Day of Issue on Oct. 18, 1994 in Laramie, WY with matching 19 cent stamp

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