United States Commemorative Postage Stamp, Devils Tower National Monument,
Issued September 24, 1956 in Devils Tower, Wyoming,
First Day of Issue Cover, FDC, Art Craft Engraving Cachet, Unaddressed,
Devils Tower National Monument is located in northeastern Wyoming, In 1906 the Tower and the
surrounding area were designated as our nation's first National Monument by President Theodore Roosevelt.
Devils Tower is believed to be the core of a volcano exposed after millions of years of weather and water erosion from the Belle Fourche River. (The Belle Fourche River meanders around the base of the tower, 1,267 feet below the summit).
Devils Tower was seen in the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", which featured the Tower as the landing location of the Mother Ship.
Cover in Removable Transparent Poly Sleeve and Mailed With Protection,
Made in the USA
Genuine First Day of Stamp Issued Cover Cancelled on the First Day of Issue Date by the U.S. Postal Service,