1970 6¢ Maine Statehood
Issue Date: July 9, 1970
City: Portland, ME
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary Press
Part of Massachusetts until being granted statehood in 1820, Maine is the largest state in New England. This stamp, commemorating 150 years of statehood, pictures The Lighthouse at Two Lights, Maine, by Edward Hopper. The original painting hangs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.