First-day postmark from Yew Dell station available by mail


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Postal Service customers can obtain a pictorial postmark to commemorate the first day of issue of the contemporary boutonniere and garden corsage stamps. The postmark was designed by Norine Masterson, postmaster at New Haven, Kentucky. An event in conjuction with the first day of issue had been set for last Thursday at Yew Dell Gardens in Crestwood, but the Postal Service said in a news release it was canceled to follow social distancing guidelines because of the coronavirus pandemic. To obtain the postmark, send a stamped, addressed envelope or postcard by May 2 to Pictorial Postmarks, Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Station, Crestwood, KY 40014-9998.