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Hike into History
Special Postmark To Celebrate Sierra Madre History
The U. S. Post Office in Sierra Madre and the Sierra Madre Centennial Committee announce a special postmark cancellation to celebrate Sierra Madre mountain history. This post mark will be available upon request at the Sierra Madre Post Office between October 15, 2007 and Nov 12, 2007. Anyone can request that their letters or postcards be post marked with this special cancellation.
Saturday October 13, 2007 will be the first day this post mark will be available. A special event at Chantry Flat will be celebrating early Sierra Madre history with a focus on the pack trains, trails and camps of early Sierra Madre.
To participate in this special postal event, on October 13, 2007, take a card or envelope with current postage and go to Chantry Flat and request a special U.S. Postal Service historic postmark cancellation. A special temporary post office will be located at Chantry Flat Pack Station Saturday, October 13 from 12 noon to 1 P.M. Postcards and letters can be mailed from the pack station with the special pack train donkey postmark.
After October 13, 2007 this post mark will be available upon request for your letters or cards at the Sierra Madre Post Office until Nov 12, 2007.
The events at Chantry Flat on October include a pancake breakfast that starts at 7:30 A.M., a hike with John Robinson with a tour of old time cabins from 8:30 to 12 noon and a special post mark cancellation at the pack station from 12 noon to 1P.M. Prior registration is required for the hike with John Robinson.
For more information:
Contact the Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce at 355-5111, the U.S. Post Office in Sierra Madre or the Adams Pack Station.
E. Waldo Ward and Son
Here is a listing of events/crafters that are scheduled for the 2007 Pioneer Days on October 20th.
Past Year Recent Pioneer Days Photo/Video Archives
Some other upcoming Sierra Madre events of interest
Huck Finn Day March
SMVFA Easter Egg Hunt April
Sierra Madre Friends of the Library Art Fair May
Mt. Wilson Trail Race May
Sierra Madre Surf Club Annual Luau June
Mater Dolorosa Passionist Father's Retreat House Fiesta June
Fourth of July July
American Cancer Society Relay for Life Sept
Sierra Madre Pioneer Days Logo Artwork Copyright Aimee Dozois, 1997
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