Post Office to Offer Pictorial Postmarks to Commemorate Opening of New Museum at Tyronza

OCTOBER 2, 2006 - Posted at 3:57 p.m. CDT

TYRONZA, AR - As a community service, the U.S. Post Office in Tyronza will offer pictorial postmarks to commemorate the grand opening of the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza on Friday, October 6.

The special postal cancellation will be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday at the museum site at 117 Main Street.

A limited edition of 500 special cachet cards will be available for $3 each throughout the day.  Collectors and others who cannot attend the grand opening, but wish to obtain the postal cancellation, may submit a mail order request to the Postmaster, Tyronza, AR 72386-9998 for a period of thirty days after the event.

The grand opening for the museum is set for Friday and Saturday.  More information is available on the Internet at http://asunews.astate.edu/STFMopening.htm.