Airmail Centennial Celebration Family Day & USPS Stamp Issue
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Event Dates: August 11, 2018 - August 11, 2018 Location: College Park, Maryland
The Airmail Centennial Celebration Family Day & United States Post Office First Day of Issue Airmail Stamp Unveiling at College Park! College Park Airport and Aviation Museum, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr, College Park, MD 20740. Rain or Shine - FREE to attend and show your Antique/Collector Vehicle. Participate in engaging hands-on activities for all ages led by numerous museums (e.g., Smithsonian and MNCPPC), community members, and aviation partners. Get an up close and personal look at the Curtiss Jenny Biplane and other historic planes flying in for the weekend. Chat with pilots and mingle with fellow aviation buffs. Bring an envelope or postcard for a special Airmail cancellation. View a new exhibit Delivering America: Airmail to Email and test your flying skills on a Wright Brothers simulator. *Entertainment and food trucks will be onsite with food and beverages for purchase. At 11:00AM: a ceremony unveiling the second United States Air Mail Forever Stamp celebrating the Centennial of Airmail (from College Park Airport - the worlds oldest, continuously used airport); First Day of Issue! COLLECTOR CAR DISPLAY: Adjacent to the Airport Control Tower, collector cars are going to be displayed in a dedicated area of the parking lot. You will see cars from 1913 to 1973. REGISTRATION to show a car is NOW CLOSED; All spaces have been assigned. There is NO Day of Show Registration permitted. Other events are scheduled August 10-12; more info: