POST OFFICES IN THE NATIONAL PARKS



Here is an exhibit of the postmarks from post offices in America's national park sites. There are now 417 park sites administered by the U. S. National Park Service -- the post offices in this exhibit are or were located within the boundaries of some of these national park sites or completely surrounded by a national park site and may be either currently active or discontinued. Also included are special temporary post office stations [TPS] established within park sites usually for one day to launch a new special postmark or a new postage stamp.

Abbreviations

CPO - Community Post Office, a contract postal unit usually in a business in a small community with no other postal services.
CPU - Contract Postal Unit, a station or branch associated with and operated by a business under contract to the Postal Service.
DPO - discontinued post office.
OPN - old post office name, replaced by a new or revised name.
TPS - temporary philatelic postal station.
VPO - Village Post Office, a contract unit that sells stamps and priority mail flat rate envelopes.

 


Acadia National Park

National Park Station, Acadia, ME [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "NATIONAL PARK STATION, ACADIA, ME 04609 JUN 15 1987".


Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Hot Springs, NC

    Hand cancellation: "HOT SPRINGS, N.C. JUL 10 1907".

    Hand cancellation: "HOT SPRINGS, NC 28743 SEP 29 2016 USPS".

Mount Washington, NH

    Hand cancellation: "MOUNT WASHINGTON, N. H. JUL 4 1894".

    Hand cancellation: "MOUNT WASHINGTON, N. H. FEB 2 1932".

    Hand cancellation: "MOUNT WASHINGTON, NH. JUL 24 1966".

Mount Washington CPU, NH

    Hand cancellation: "MOUNT WASHINGTON CPU 03589 USPS SEP 29 2016".


Arkansas Post National Memorial

Arkansas Post, AR [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "ARKANSAS POST, ARK. AUG 30 1941".


Benjamin Franklin National Memorial in Independence National Historical Park

Benjamin Franklin Memorial Station, PA [TPS]

    Special hand cancellation: "BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MEMORIAL STA., PHILADELPHIA, PA MAY 19 1938".


Big Bend National Park

Basin, TX [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "BASIN RUR. STA., BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TX DEC 29 1965".

Big Bend National Park, TX

    Hand cancellation: "BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TX 79834 JAN 5 1973".

    Hand cancellation: "BIG BEND NP POST OFFICE, BIG BEND NP, TX 79834 JAN 26 2016".

    Hand cancellation: "BIG BEND NP POST OFFICE, BIG BEND NP, TX 79834 MAR 23 2016".


Big Cypress National Preserve

Ochopee, FL

    Hand cancellation: "OCHOPEE, FL 33943 DEC 5 1968".

    Hand cancellation: "OCHOPEE, FL 33943 MAR 7 1988".

    Hand cancellation: "OCHOPEE, FL 34141 APR 14 2001".

    Hand cancellation: "OCHOPEE, FL 34141 USPS JUL 11 2016".


Booker T. Washington National Monument

Booker Washington Birthplace, VA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "BOOKER WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE, VA. FEB 12 1948".

    Special machine slogan cancellation: "BOOKER WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE, VA. FEB 12 1948 | OPENING DAY CANCELLATION |".

    Special machine slogan cancellation: "BOOKER WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE, VA. APR 5 1956 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".


Boston National Historical Park

U.S.Frigate Constitution, MA [DPO]

    Machine cancellation: "U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION OCT 21 1947 | BOSTON, MASS. |".

    Hand cancellation: "U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION OCT 21 1947 | BOSTON, MASS. |".

U.S.S. Constitution Station, MA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "U.S.S. CONSTITUTION Sta., Charlestown, Ma. 02129 JUL 4 1980 | Firing of National 21 Gun Salute |".


Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon, UT [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "BRYCE CANYON, UTAH JUL 2 1940".

    Hand cancellation: "BRYCE CANYON, UTAH AUG 21 1958".

    Hand cancellation: "BRYCE CANYON, UT 84717 JUN 7 1974".

    Hand cancellation: "BRYCE CANYON, UTAH 84717 USPS JUN 3 1991".


Chaco Culture National Historical Park

America's Beautiful National Parks Station, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, NM [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "America's Beautiful National Parks Sta., Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Nageezi, NM 87037 APRIL 2, 2012".


Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

Lookout Mountain Station, TN [TPS]

    Special hand slogan cancellation: "LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN STA., TN NOV 25 1988 | 125TH ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF CHATTANOOGA 1863 |".

Point Park Station, TN [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Point Park Station, TENNESSEE 37350 November 24, 1979 | 116th Anniversary "Battle of LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN"   CHICKAMAUGA & CHATTANOOGA NATIONAL MILITARY PARK |".


Christiansted National Historic Site

Christiansted, VI

    Machine cancellation: "CHRISTIANSTED, V.I. MAR 29 1956".

    Machine cancellation: "CHRISTIANSTED, VI FEB 20 1973".

    Special machine slogan cancellation: "CHRISTIANSTED, VI 00820 APR 24 1992 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".


Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake, OR

    Hand cancellation: "CRATER LAKE, OREGON SEP 5 1934".

    Machine cancellation: "CRATER LAKE, OREG. SEP 5 1934".

    Hand cancellation: "CRATER LAKE, OREGON JUL 9 1941".

    Machine cancellation: "CRATER LAKE RUR. STA., KLAMATH FALLS, OREG. AUG 7 1958".

    Hand cancellation: "CRATER LAKE STA, OR 97604 JUN 9 1997".

    Hand cancellation: "CRATER LAKE STATION, OR 97604 JUN 6 2014".


Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Cumberland Gap, TN

    Hand cancellation: "CUMBERLAND GAP, TN 37724 USPS SEP 15 2016".


Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Peninsula, OH

    Hand cancellation: "PENINSULA, OH JUN 30 2016".


Death Valley National Park

Here is a separate page for Death Valley National Park post offices

 


Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Bushkill, PA

    Hand cancellation: "BUSHKILL, PA. AUG 12 1954".

    Hand cancellation: "BUSHKILL POST OFFICE, BUSHKILL, PA 18324 JUL 12 2016".


Denali National Park

Denali National Park, AK [OPN]

    Hand cancellation: "DENALI NATIONAL PARK, FAIRBANKS, AK 99755 MAY 16 1988".

    Hand cancellation: "DENALI NATL PARK, AK 99755 APR 3 1991".

    Hand cancellation: "DENALI NATL PARK, AK 99755 JUL 25 1991".

Denali Park CPU, AK

    Hand cancellation: "DENALI PARK CPU, DENALI PARK, AK 99755 JUN 22 1994".

    Hand cancellation: "DENALI PARK CPU, DENALI PARK, AK 99755 JUN 19 1995".

    Hand cancellation: "DENALI PARK CPU, DENALI PARK, AK 99755 JUN 3 1998".

    Hand cancellation: "DENALI PARK CPU, DENALI PARK, AK 99755 JUL 11 2016".

McKinley Park, AK [OPN]

    Special machine slogan cancellation: "MC KINLEY PARK, AK 99755 JUL 28 1972 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".

    Hand cancellation: "MC KINLEY PARK, AK 99755 AUG 9 1982".

National Park Station, Denali, AK [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "NATIONAL PARK STATION, DENALI, AK 99755 JUN 15 1987".


Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

Coupeville, WA

    Hand cancellation: "COUPEVILLE, WA 98239-9998 USPS MAR 16 2017".


Everglades National Park

Chokoloskee, FL

    Hand cancellation: "CHOKOLOSKEE, FL 34138 USPS JUL 1 2016".

National Park Station, Everglades, FL [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "NATIONAL PARK STATION, EVERGLADES, FL 33034 JUN 15 1987".


Federal Hall National Memorial

Federal Hall Station, New York, NY [DPO]

    Machine cancellation: "| FEDERAL HALL STATION |, NEW YORK, N.Y. AUG 7 1932".

    Machine cancellation: "| FEDERAL HALL STATION |, NEW YORK, N.Y. AUG 12 1932".

    Machine cancellation: "| FEDERAL HALL STATION |, NEW YORK, N.Y. AUG 27 1932".

    Hand cancellation: "FEDERAL HALL STA., NEW YORK, N.Y. SEP 16 1932 ( 1 )".

    Hand cancellation: "FEDERAL HALL STA., NEW YORK, N.Y. SEP 26 1932".

    Machine cancellation: "| FEDERAL HALL STATION |, NEW YORK, N.Y. NOV 11 1932".

    Machine cancellation: "| FEDERAL HALL STATION |, NEW YORK, N.Y. NOV 25 1932".

    Special machine slogan cancellation: "| FEDERAL HALL STATION |, NEW YORK, N.Y. FEB 20 1948 | GREATER NEW YORK GOLDEN JUBILEE 1898 . 1948 |".


Flight 93 National Memorial

Flight 93 National Memorial Station, PA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "FLIGHT 93 NATIONAL MEMORIAL STATION, SHANKSVILLE, PA 15560 SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 | SIXTEENTH ANNIVERSARY |".


Fort Davis National Historic Site

Fort Davis National Historic Site Station, TX [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial postal cancellation: "FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE STATION, FORT DAVIS, TX 79734-9998 APRIL 23, 1994".


Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Fort Donelson Station, TN [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "FORT DONELSON STATION, DOVER, TENNESSEE 37058 15 FEB. 1984".

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "FORT DONELSON STATION, DOVER, TENNESSEE 37058 FEBRUARY 16, 1987 | CONFEDERATE MONUMENT |".


Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Flag Day Station, Ft. McHenry, MD [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Flag Day Station, Ft. McHenry, Baltimore, MD 21230 June 14, 2001 ( 22nd Annual National Pause for the Pledge * NFDF )".


Fort Smith National Historic Site

Fort Smith NHS Station, AR [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "FORT SMITH NHS STATION, FORT SMITH, AR 72902 SEPT 13 1986 | FORT SMITH NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE   25th ANNIVERSARY 1961-1986 |".


Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

Chancellorsville Battlefield Station, VA [TPS]

    Special hand slogan cancellation: "Chancellorsville Battlefield Sta., Spotsylvania, VA 22553 May 1 1988 | 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville 125th Anniversary 1988 |".

Fredericksburg Battlefield Station, VA [TPS]

    Special hand slogan cancellation: "Fredericksburg Battlefield Sta., Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Dec. 13 1987 | 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg 125th Anniversary 1987 |".

Wilderness Station, VA [TPS]

    Special machine slogan cancellation: "WILDERNESS STATION, FREDERICKSBURG, VA. MAY 5 1964 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".


Gates of the Arctic National Park

Anaktuvuk Pass, AK

    Hand cancellation: "ANAKTUVUK PASS, ALASKA DEC 3 1952".

    Hand cancellation: "ANAKTUVUK PASS, ALASKA JAN 2 1959".

    Hand cancellation: "ANAKTUVUK PASS, AK 99721 USPS JUN 30 2016".


George Washington Birthplace National Monument

Washingtons Birthplace, VA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "WASHINGTONS BIRTHPLACE, VA. JUL 4 1932".

    Hand cancellation: "WASHINGTONS BIRTHPLACE, VA. FEB 22 1934".

    Hand cancellation: "WASHINGTONS BIRTHPLACE, VA. MAY 23 1936".

    Hand cancellation: "WASHINGTONS BIRTHPLACE, VA. FEB 22 1949".

    Hand cancellation: "WASHINGTONS BIRTHPLACE, VA. FEB 22 1951".

    Hand cancellation: "WASHINGTONS BIRTHPLACE, VA 22575 FEB 22 1977".

Washingtons Birthplace, VA: George Washington Birthplace Station [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "George Washington Birthplace Station, Washington's Birthplace, Virginia 22575 February 22, 1982".


Giant Sequoia National Monument*

California Hot Springs, CA

    Hand cancellation: "CALIFORNIA HOT SPRINGS, CALIF. SEP 8 1942".

    Hand cancellation: "CALIFORNIA HOT SPRINGS, CALIF. OCT 20 1949".

    Hand cancellation: "CALIFORNIA HOT SPRINGS, CA 93207 DEC 19 1972".

Camp Nelson, CA

    Hand cancellation: "CAMP NELSON, CALIF. AUG 8 1939".

    Hand cancellation: "CAMP NELSON, CALIF. JUN 1 1948".

Hume, CA

    Hand cancellation: "HUME, CALIF. JUN 21 1962".

    Hand cancellation: "HUME, CALIF. JUN 28 1963".

Johnsondale, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "JOHNSONDALE, CALIF. OCT 16 1958".

    This cacheted cover is for the last day of the Johnsondale Post Office. Hand cancellation: "JOHNSONDALE, CA 93236 SEP 10 1980".

[* This national monument is administered by the U. S. Forest Service; however, because there are post offices within its boundaries, it is included here.]


Glacier National Park

Lake McDonald, MT [DPO]

    Machine cancellation: "LAKE MCDONALD, MONT. AUG 25 1937".

    Machine cancellation: "LAKE MCDONALD, MT 59921 AUG 17 1992".

    Machine cancellation: "LAKE MCDONALD, MT 59921 AUG 12 1996".


Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Bullfrog CPU, UT

    Hand cancellation: "BULLFROG CPU, BULLFROG, UTAH 84533 JUL 13 2015".

    Hand cancellation: "BULLFROG CPU, BULLFROG, UTAH 84533 APR 29 2016".


Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Alcatraz, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "ALCATRAZ, CAL. AUG 22 1908".

    Hand cancellation: "ALCATRAZ, CALIF. FEB 19 1937".

Alcatraz Island Station, CA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Alcatraz Island Station, San Francisco, CA 94123 AUG 14 2016 | 82nd Anniversary |".

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Alcatraz Island Station, San Francisco, CA 94123 AUG 13 2017 | 83rd Anniversary |".

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Alcatraz Island Station, San Francisco, CA 94123 AUG 12 2018 | 84th Anniversary |".

Fort Baker, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "FORT BAKER, CALIF. FEB 15 1930".

Fort Barry, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "FORT BARRY, CAL. FEB 14 1930 ( 1 )".

Fort Winfield Scott, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "FT. WIN. SCOTT STA., SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. APR 6 1942 | 1 |".

Presidio of San Francisco, CA

    Hand cancellation: "PRESIDIO POST OFFICE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129 MAR 12 2015".

    Hand cancellation: "PRESIDIO POST OFFICE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129 APR 2 2015".


Grand Canyon National Park

Here is a separate page for Grand Canyon National Park post offices

 


Grand Teton National Park

Colter Bay, WY [DPO]

    Machine cancellation: "COLTER BAY, WY JUL 6 1967".

    Machine cancellation: "COLTER BAY RUR. STA., JACKSON, WY USPS AUG 2 1977".

Kelly, WY

    Hand cancellation: "KELLY, WY 83011 USPS JUL 9 2015".

Moose, WY

    Hand cancellation: "MOOSE, WY 83012 JUL 30 1979".

    Hand cancellation: "MOOSE, WY 83012 USPS JUL 9 2015".

    Hand cancellation: "MOOSE, WY 83012 USPS MAY 23 2016".

Moran, WY

    Machine cancellation: "MORAN, WYO. JUL 19 1961".

    Hand cancellation: "MORAN, WY 83013 SEP 4 1986".

    Machine cancellation: "MORAN, WY 83013 MAY 23 1987".

    Machine cancellation: "MORAN, WY 83013 JUN 30 1987".

    Hand cancellation: "MORAN, WY 83013-9998 USPS JUL10 2015".


Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park Station, NV [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK STATION, BAKER, NEVADA 89311 AUG 15 1987".

10th Anniversary Station, Great Basin National Park, NV [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "10th ANNIVERSARY STATION, POSTMASTER, GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK, BAKER, NV 89311 October 27, 1996   National Park Service   | GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK   1986 - 1996 |".


Great Smoky Mountains National Park

National Park Station, Great Smoky Mountains, TN [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "NATIONAL PARK STATION, GREAT SMOKY MTS., TN 37738 JUN 15 1987".


Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Frijole, TX [OPN] [DPO]
Pine Springs, TX [DPO]

    Hand cancellations: "FRIJOLE, TEX. MAY 30 1942" and "PINE SPRINGS, TEX. JUN 1 1942".


Haleakala National Park

National Park Station, Haleakala, HI [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "NATIONAL PARK STATION, HALEAKALA, HI 96768 JUN 15 1987".


Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii National Park, HI

    Hand cancellation: "HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, HAWAII FEB 17 1961 | 1 |".

    Hand cancellation: "HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, HI 96718 OCT 30 2007".

    Special machine slogan cancellation: "HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, HI 96718 SEP 1 2010 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".

    Hand cancellation: "HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, HI 96718 USPS JUL 11 2016".

America's Beautiful National Parks Station, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "America's Beautiful National Parks Sta., Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI 96718 USPS August 29, 2012".


Homestead National Monument of America

Solar Eclipse Station, NE [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "SOLAR ECLIPSE STATION, BEATRICE, NE 68310 AUGUST 21, 2017".


Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Hopewell Furnace NHS Station, PA [TPS]

    Special hand slogan cancellation: "Hopewell Furnace NHS STA., Elverson, PA 19520 Aug 3 1988 50th Anniversary".


Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs National Park, AR*

    Machine cancellation: "HOT SPGS. NAT. PRK., ARK. DEC 4 1926".

    Machine cancellation: "HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, ARK. FEB 14 1937".

    Machine slogan cancellation: "HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, ARK. AUG 9 1955 | HIRE THE HANDICAPPED ITS GOOD BUSINESS |".

    Machine slogan cancellation: "HOT SPRINGS NAT PK, AR 71901 JUN 15 1966 | HIRE THE HANDICAPPED ITS GOOD BUSINESS |".

    Machine slogan cancellation: "HOT SPRINGS N.P., AR 719 APR 12 1983 | ALWAYS USE ZIP CODE |".

[* This post office is only partially surrounded by the national park; however, because of the name of this post office, it is included here.]


Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site

Ganado, AZ

    Hand cancellation: "GANADO, ARIZ. JAN 3 1940".


Independence National Historical Park

B Free Franklin, Philadelphia, PA

    Hand cancellation: "B Free Franklin, Philadelphia, PA JY 26 1975".

    Hand cancellation: "B Free Franklin, Philadelphia, PA FE 23 1976".

    Hand cancellation: "B Free Franklin, Philadelphia, PA MR 18 1979".

    Hand cancellation: "B Free Franklin, Philadelphia, PA FE 21 1987".

    Hand cancellation: "B Free Franklin, Philadelphia, PA NO 12 1989".

    Hand cancellation: "B Free Franklin, Philadelphia, PA SE 22 1991".

    Hand cancellation: "B Free Franklin, Philadelphia, PA JN 30 2016".

Birthplace of Liberty Station, PA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "BIRTHPLACE OF LIBERTY STA., PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106 JUL 4 1987".

Carpenters' Hall Station, PA [TPS]

    Special hand slogan cancellation: "CARPENTERS' HALL STA., PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106 OCT 26 1974 | 200TH ANNIVERSARY FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS 1774 - 1974 |".

Independence Hall Station, PA [TPS]

    Special hand cancellation: "INDEPENDENCE HALL STA., PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106 JUL 2 1951".


Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale National Park, MI [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "ISLE ROYALE NAT'L PARK BR., GRAND PORTAGE, MN 55617 JUL 15 1973".

National Park Station, Isle Royale, MI [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "NATIONAL PARK STATION, ISLE ROYALE, MI 55605 JUN 15 1987".


Jamestown National Historic Site in Colonial National Historical Park

Jamestown, VA

    Hand cancellation: "JAMESTOWN, VA. MAY 13 1937".

    Hand cancellation: "JAMESTOWN, VA. APR 20 1938".

    Special machine slogan cancellation: "JAMESTOWN, VA 23081 JUN 15 1965 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".

    Hand cancellation: "JAMESTOWN, VA 23081 USPS JUL 11 2016".


Kalaupapa National Historical Park

Kalaupapa, HI

    Hand cancellation: "KALAUPAPA, HI 96742 DEC 6 1982".

    Hand cancellation: "KALAUPAPA, HI 96742 AUG 10 1987".

    Hand cancellation: "KALAUPAPA POST OFFICE 96742 USPS JUL 20 2016".


Kings Canyon National Park

General Grant National Park, CA [OPN]

    Hand cancellation: "GENERAL GRANT NATIONAL PARK, CALIF. JUN 9 1932".

    Hand cancellation: "GENERAL GRANT NATIONAL PARK, CALIF. DEC 25 1935".

Kings Canyon National Park, CA

    Hand cancellation: "KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, CALIF. JUN 2 1947".

    Hand cancellation: "KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, CALIF. JUL 12 1949".

    Hand cancellation: "KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, CALIF. JUL 26 1951".

    Hand cancellation: "KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, CALIF. JUN 14 1957".

    Hand cancellation: "KINGS CANYON NATL. PARK, CA 93633 JUL 21 1989".

    Hand cancellation: "KINGS CANYON NAT'L. PK. BR., MIRAMONTE, CA USPS SEP 11 2013".


Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Skagway, AK

    Hand cancellation: "SKAGWAY, ALASKA AUG 1 1938".

    Machine cancellation: "SKAGWAY, ALASKA AUG 5 1939".

    Machine cancellation: "SKAGWAY, AK 99840 JUL 24 1986".

    Machine cancellation: "SKAGWAY, AK 99840 AUG 29 1988".


Lake Chelan National Recreation Area

Stehekin, WA

    Hand cancellation: "STEHEKIN, WA 98852 JUL 12 2016".

    Hand cancellation: "STEHEKIN, WA 98852 MAR 30 2017".

    Hand cancellation: "STEHEKIN, WA 98852 JUL 3 2017".


Lake Clark National Park and Preserve

Port Alsworth, AK

    Hand cancellation: "PORT ALSWORTH, AK USPS JUL 1 2016".


Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Katherine Station, AZ [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "KATHERINE BR. STA., BULLHEAD CITY, AZ USPO DEC 8 1983".

    Hand cancellation: "KATHERINE BR. STA., BULLHEAD CITY, AZ USPO DEC 12 1983".

Katherine Station CPO, AZ [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "KS CPO, BULLHEAD CITY, AZ 86430 JUL 15 1986".

    Hand cancellation: "KS CPO, BULLHEAD CITY, AZ USPO JUL 19 1995".

Meadview CPO, AZ

    Hand cancellation: "MEADVIEW CPO, AZ 86444 JAN 7 1987".

    Hand cancellation: "MEADVIEW CPO, AZ USPS MAR 19 2013".

Temple Bar, AZ [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "TEMPLE BAR RUR. BR., KINGMAN, AZ 86443 DEC 30 1991".

Temple Bar Marina, AZ [OPN] [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "TEMPLE BAR MARINA, AZ 86443 JUL 1 1966".

    Hand cancellation: "TEMPLE BAR MARINA, AZ 86443 MAY 6 1971".

    Hand cancellation: "TEMPLE BAR MARINA R. BR., KINGMAN, AZ USPO OCT 17 1975".

Saint Thomas, NV [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "SAINT THOMAS, NEVADA OCT 25 1909".

    Hand cancellation: "SAINT THOMAS, NEV. JUN 11 1938".


Lassen National Park

Manzanita Lake, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "MANZANITA LAKE, CALIF. SEP 9 1931".

    Hand cancellation: "MANZANITA LAKE, CALIF. MAY 17 1948".

    Hand cancellation: "MANZANITA LAKE, CALIF. JUN 26 1957".

    Hand cancellation: "MANZANITA LAKE, CA 96060 SEP 11 1966".

    Hand cancellation: "MANZANITA LAKE, CA 96060 JUN 17 1968".


Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Fort Clatsop Station, OR [TPS]

    Special pictorial hand cancellation: "FORT CLATSOP STATION, ASTORIA, OR 97103 MAY 14 2004".


Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Lincoln Boyhood NM Station, IN [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "LINCOLN BOYHOOD NM STATION, LINCOLN CITY, IN 47552 OCT 22 1994 | ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1844 - 1994 150th ANNIVERSARY LINCOLN'S HOOSIER HOMECOMING   OCT 22 - NOV 4 |".

Lincoln City, IN

    Hand cancellation: "LINCOLN CITY, IN 47552 JUN 30 2016".


Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

Little Bighorn Battlefield Station, MT [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Little Bighorn Battlefield Station, Crow Agency, MT 59022 June 25, 1876 - 2001 | 125th Anniversary |".


Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, KY

    Hand cancellation: "MAMMOTH CAVE, KY. AUG 29 1938".

    Machine cancellation: "MAMMOTH CAVE, KY. SEP 4 1941".

    Hand cancellation: "MAMMOTH CAVE, KY. JUL 15 1950 | 1 |".

    Hand cancellation: "MAMMOTH CAVE, KY 42259 APR 2 1988".

    Hand cancellation: "MAMMOTH CAVE, KY. 42259 JUL 1 2016".


Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

Martin Van Buren NHS Station, NY [TPS]

    Special hand slogan cancellation: "Martin Van Buren NHS Sta., Kinderhook, New York 12108 March 4 1987 | Sesquincentennial of Martin Van Buren's Inauguration to the Presidency 1837 - 1987 |".


Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park, CO

    Machine cancellation: "MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK, COLO. SEP 25 1934".

    Hand cancellation: "MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK, CO JUN 24 2016".


Mojave National Preserve

Cima, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "CIMA, CALIF. JAN 5 1940".

    Hand cancellation: "CIMA, CALIF. APR 10 1950".

    Hand cancellation: "CIMA, CA 92323 DEC 27 1997".

    Hand cancellation: "CIMA, CA 92323 JAN 2 1998".

Grand Opening Station, Kelso Depot, CA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "GRAND OPENING STATION, Kelso Depot, Kelso, CA 92309 March 25, 2006 | Mojave National Preserve |".

Ivanpah, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "IVANPAH, CALIF. DEC 6 1943".

Kelso, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "KELSO, CALIF. NOV 11". [no year, circa late 1910s]

    Hand cancellation: "KELSO, CALIF. JAN 13 1928".

    Hand cancellation: "KELSO, CALIF. SEP 8 1942".

    Hand cancellation: "KELSO, CA 92251 NOV 14 1978".


Mount Rainier National Park

Dedication Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center Station, WA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "DEDICATION HENRY M. JACKSON MEMORIAL VISITOR CENTER, STA., PARADISE INN, WA 98398 SEP 23 1987|".

Longmire, WA [DPO]

    Machine cancellation: "LONGMIRE, WASH. AUG 3 1934".

    Hand cancellation: "LONGMIRE RUR. BR., TACOMA, WA JUL 20 1974".

    Hand cancellation: "LONGMIRE RUR. BR., TACOMA, WA AUG 17 1982".

    Hand cancellation: "LONGMIRE RUR. BR., TACOMA, WA 98397 SEP 10 1996".

Paradise Inn, WA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "PARADISE INN, WASH. AUG 29 1957".

    Hand cancellation: "PARADISE INN, WA 98398 JUL 28 1971".

    Hand cancellation: "PARADISE INN, WA 98398 AUG 31 1977".

Paradise, WA Station [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "PARADISE, WA STATION 98398 JUN 2 2016 | NATIONAL PARKS |".


Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Mount Rushmore, SD [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "MOUNT RUSHMORE, SD 57751 MAR 29 1991 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".


New River Gorge National River

Meadow Creek, WV

    Hand cancellation: "MEADOW CREEK, WV 25977 USPS OCT 3 2016".

New River Gorge Bridge Station, WV [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "NEW RIVER GORGE BRIDGE STATION, FAYETTEVILLE, WV 25840 USPS OCT 22 1977".

Prince, WV

    Hand cancellation: "PRINCE, WV 25907 USPS OCT 4 2016".


Ocmulgee National Monument

Ocmulgee National Monument Station, GA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "OCMULGEE NATIONAL MONUMENT STATION, MACON, GA. 31201 DEC. 23, 1986 | 50th ANNIVERSARY 1936 - 1986 |".

Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve

Oregon Caves, OR [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "OREGON CAVES, OREG. AUG 1 1931".

    Hand cancellation: "OREGON CAVES RUR. STA., CAVE JUNCTION, OREG. AUG 22 1967".

    Hand cancellation: "OREGON CAVES RUR. STA., CAVE JUNCTION, OREG. JUN 26 1971".


Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Lukeville, AZ

    Hand cancellation: "LUKEVILLE, ARIZ. FEB 18 1961".

    Hand cancellation: "LUKEVILLE, AZ 85341 OCT 23 1992".

    Hand cancellation: "LUKEVILLE, AZ 85341 USPS MAR 15 2013".


Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site

Pavilion Postique, Old Post Office, Washington, DC [DPO]

    Hand pictorial cancellation: "Pavilion Postique, Old Post Office, Washington, DC 20004 OCT 1 1984".


Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

    Hand cancellation: "PETRIFIED FOREST NATIONAL PARK RUR. BR., HOLBROOK, AZ 86025 AUG 14 1967".

    Hand cancellation: "PETRIFIED FOREST NATL PARK, AZ 86028 DEC 9 1986".

    Hand cancellation: "PETRIFIED FOREST, AZ 86028 FEB 27 1987".

    Hand cancellation: "PETRIFIED FOREST NATL PARK, AZ 86028 AUG 29 2003".

    Hand cancellation: "PETRIFIED FOREST NATL PARK, AZ 86028 MAY 13 2004".

    Hand cancellation: "PETRIFIED FOREST NATL PARK, AZ 86028 APR 2 2013".

    Hand cancellation: "PETRIFIED FOREST, AZ 86028 USPS SEP 12 2018".


Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "PINNACLES, CALIF. MAY 4 1939".

    Hand cancellation: "PINNACLES, CALIF. JUL 31 1953".

Pinnacles National Monument Centennial Station, CA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT CENTENNIAL STATION, Paicines, CA 95043 JAN. 16, 2008".


Pompeys Pillar National Monument*

Pompeys Pillar VPO, MT

    Hand cancellation: "POMPEYS PILLAR VPO, POMPEYS PILLAR, MT 59064 JUN 20 2016".

[* This national monument is administered by the U. S. Bureau of Land Management; however, because the post office is located in the national monument's visitor center, I have included it here.]


Richmond National Battlefield Park

Richmond Battlefield Station, VA [TPS]

    Special hand slogan cancellation: "RICHMOND BATTLEFIELD STA., RICHMOND, VA 23223 MAR 2 1986 | 50th ANNIVERSARY 1936-1986 |".


Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Malibu, CA

    Machine cancellation: "MALIBU, CALIF. MAR 8 1950".

    On front, machine cancellation: "MALIBU, CALIF. MAY 20 1958". On back, hand cancellation: "LA COSTA STA., MALIBU, CALIF. MAY 20 1958".

    Hand cancellation: "POINT DUME STATION, MALIBU, CA USPS NOV 2 2015".

Topanga, CA

    Machine cancellation: "TOPANGA, CALIF. JUN 24 1958".

    Hand cancellation: "TOPANGA, CA USPS FEB 10 1988".


Scotts Bluff National Monument

Scotts Bluff National Monument Postal Station, NE [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "Scotts Bluff National Monument Postal Station, Gering, NE 69341 Dec. 12 1994".

Total Solar Eclipse Station, NE [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE STATION, GERING, NE 69341 AUGUST 21, 2017 | MOON OVER THE MONUMENT |".


Sequoia National Park

Camp Kaweah, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "CAMP KAWEAH, CA 93262 MAY 21 1975".

    Hand cancellation: "CAMP KAWEAH BR., SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, CA JUN 18 1975".

Giant Forest, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "GIANT FOREST, CALIF. JUN 25 1923".

Lodgepole Station, CA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "LODGEPOLE STATION, SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, CA 93262 JUL 11-12 1987 | 80 YEARS POSTAL SERVICE -- JULY 12 1937 |".

Mineralking, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "MINERALKING, CALIF. JUL 9 1948".

    Hand cancellation: "MINERALKING, CALIF. JUL 8 1964".

Sequoia National Park, CA

    Machine cancellation: "SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, CALIF. SEP 8 1936".

    Machine cancellation: "SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, CALIF. AUG 22 1940".

    Machine cancellation: "SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, CALIF. SEP 3 1940".

    Machine cancellation: "SEQUOIA NAT PK, CA 93262 JUN 24 1981".

    Hand cancellation: "SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, CA 93262 USPS SEP 9 2013".


Shenendoah National Park

National Park Station, Shenendoah, VA [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "NATIONAL PARK STATION, SHENANDOAH, VA 22849 JUN 15 1987".

Skyland, VA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "SKYLAND, VA. AUG 20 1936".


Shiloh National Military Park

Pittsburg Landing, TN [OPN]

    Hand cancellation: "PITTSBURG LANDING, TENN. AUG 26 1934".

    Hand cancellation: "PITTSBURG LANDING, TENN. JUL 31 1961".

Shiloh, TN

    Hand cancellation: "SHILOH, TENN. AUG 1 1961".

    Special machine pictorial & slogan cancellation: "SHILOH, TENN. APR 7 1962 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".

Shiloh National Military Park Station, TN [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "Shiloh National Military Park Sta., Shiloh, TN 38378 April 8 1987".


Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Sleeping Bear Dunes Station, MI [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "SLEEPING BEAR DUNES STATION, EMPIRE, MI 49630 JUNE 14, 2018".


Statue of Liberty National Monument

America's Beautiful National Parks Station, Ellis Island, NJ [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "America's Beautiful National Parks STA., Ellis Island, NJ 07305 AUGUST 30, 2017".

DED Station, NJ [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "DED STATION, Jersey City, NJ 07305 Aug 30, 2017 | Ellis Island National Monument - Quarter Launch - Statue of Liberty |".

Ellis Island, NY [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Ellis Island, NY 10004 MAY 11 1992 FIRST DAY OF ISSUE * ELLIS ISLAND GREAT HALL".

Liberty Island, NY/NJ [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "LIBERTY ISLAND, NY/NJ 10004 JUL 4 1986 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".

Statue of Liberty Station, Liberty Island, NY [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "STATUE OF LIBERTY STATION, LIBERTY ISLAND, NY 10004 OCT 28 1986 | 100th ANNIVERSARY 1886 - 1986   CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION |".


Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg NMP Station, MS [TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "Vicksburg NMP Station, Vicksburg, MS 39183 February 21, 1999".


Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Whiskeytown, CA [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "WHISKEYTOWN, CALIF. JUL1 1952".

    Hand cancellation: "WHISKEYTOWN, CALIF. SEP 11 1957".

    Hand cancellation: "WHISKEYTOWN, CA 96095 DEC 22 1978".

    Hand cancellation: "WHISKEYTOWN, CA 96095 AUG 31 1982".


World War II Memorial

National World War II Memorial Station, DC [TPS]

    Special hand cancellation: "NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL Station, Washington, D.C. 20066 May 29, 2004".


Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve

McCarthy, AK [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "MCCARTHY, ALASKA JAN 28 1935".

Kennecott, AK [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "KENNECOTT, ALASKA OCT 30 1934".


Yellowstone National Park

Canyon Station, WY

    Machine cancellation: "| CANYON STA. | YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WYO. JUL 19 1964".

    Machine cancellation: "| CANYON STA. | YELLOWSTONE PK., WY 82190 JUL 15 1969".

    Hand cancellation: "CANYON STA., YELLOWSTONE NAT PK, WY 82190 JUL 13 2015".

Fishing Bridge Station, WY [DPO]

    Machine cancellation: "| FISHING BRIDGE STA. | YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WYO. AUG 15 1963".

    Machine cancellation: "| FISHING BRIDGE STA. | YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WY 83020 AUG 3 1966".

Grant Village Station, WY

    Hand cancellation: "GRANT VILLAGE STA., YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WY 82190 SEP 11 1986".

    Hand cancellation: "GRANT VIL STA., YELLOWSTONE NAT PK, WY 82190 JUL 13 2015".

Lake Station, WY

    Machine cancellation: "| LAKE STATION | YELLOWSTONE PK, WY 82190 JUN 29 1976".

    Machine cancellation: "| LAKE STATION | YELLOWSTONE PK, WY 82190 JUL 22 1977".

    Hand cancellation: "LAKE STA., YELLOWSTONE NAT PK, WY 82190 JUL 13 2015".

Old Faithful Station, WY

    Machine cancellation: "| OLD FAITHFUL STATION | YELLOWSTONE PARK, WYO. JUL 28 1931".

    Machine cancellation: "| OLD FAITHFUL STA. | YELLOWSTONE PK, WY 82190 SEP 10 1977".

    Machine cancellation: "| OLD FAITHFUL STA. | YELLOWSTONE PK, WY 82190 JUN 16 2012".

    Hand pictorial cancellation: "OLD FAITHFUL, YELLOWSTONE NP, WY 82190 JUL 13 2015".

Yellowstone National Park, WY

    Special machine slogan cancellation: "YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WY 83020 AUG 25 1966 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".

    Machine cancellation: "YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WY 82190 AUG 18 1973".

    Hand cancellation: "YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WY 82190 USPS JUL 13 2015".

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WY STATION 82190 JUN 2 2016 | NATIONAL PARKS |".

Yellowstone Park, WY [OPN]

    Hand cancellation: "YELLOWSTONE PARK, WYO. JUL 18 1920".

    Machine cancellation: "YELLOWSTONE PARK, WYO. JUL 10 1927".

    Machine cancellation: "YELLOWSTONE PARK, WYO. JUL 30 1934".

    Machine cancellation: "YELLOWSTONE PARK, WYO. MAY 12 1962".


Yosemite National Park

Here is a separate page for Yosemite National Park post offices

 


Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Coal Creek, AK [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "COAL CREEK, ALASKA DEC 12 1936".


Zion National Park

Zion National Park, UT [DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH SEP 18 1934".

    Machine cancellation: "ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH SEP 18 1934".

    Hand cancellation: "ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH JUL 28 1941".

    Hand cancellation: "ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH AUG 12 1949".

    Hand cancellation: "ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH SEP 7 1955".

    Hand cancellation: "ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH SEP 9 1957".

    Hand cancellation: "ZION NATIONAL PARK RUR. STA., SPRINGDALE, UTAH AUG 15 1958".

    Hand cancellation: "ZION NATIONAL PARK RUR. STA., SPRINGDALE, UTAH JUL 6 1960".

    Hand cancellation: "ZION NATIONAL PARK RUR. STA., SPRINGDALE, UTAH AUG 25 1966".


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