National Stamp Collecting Month: The Butterfield Overland Mail

In a recent article on A Stamp A Day detailing he history of the mail coach, the best known United States stage system — the Butterfield Overland Mail — was only briefly mentioned. Officially called the Overland Mail Company, this was a stagecoach service in the United States operating from 1858 to 1861. It carried passengers and U.S. Mail from two eastern termini, Memphis, Tennessee, and St. … Continue reading National Stamp Collecting Month: The Butterfield Overland Mail