1958 Overland Mail Centenary 4c Crimson Rose

1958 Overland Mail Centenary 4c
1958 Overland Mail Centenary 4c

This stamp commemorates the 100th anniversary of overland mail service. Specifically, this stamp refers to the Butterfield Overland Mail Trail from both Memphis, Tennessee, and St. Louis, Missouri, in the east through Fort Smith, Arkansas and on to San Francisco, California in the west. The route operated from 1857 to 1861.