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Learning Can Happen Year Round


Our resources provide a great supplement to your home school, classroom, library, and museum learning activities year round. The visual history recorded by stamps from around the world enriches and supports the Common Core requirements. Postage stamps can be integrated into all disciplines: history, art, language arts, math, geography, and others. Each student can hold, touch, investigate, learn, and keep every stamp we supply. Please check our  List of Lessons  to learn ways you can integrate stamps into your learning environment. Students love learning with stamps!


Enter the 2015 Stamp Contest Now!

  2014 stamp2014 Winning Design

The 8th Annual Tucson Birthday Stamp Contest is now open for entries. This contest is open to children from Tucson and the surrounding suburbs only.  Download and print the entry form, rules, and outline by clicking here. Find the VanGogh in you and wow us with your entry. This is a great opportunity to learn about Tucson in and out of the classroom. Explore Tucson and use your ideas to create your masterpiece! The Deadline is July 31, 2015 at 2:30pm.

For upper elementary ages, we also have a Tucson Timeline lesson with stamps that can be ordered at no charge. Just contact .

Pictured above is last year's winning design created by Jillian Stachowski, a seven year old student at Gale Elementary in Tucson. Her clever and creative design pictures a horned lizard blowing out candles, represented by saguaros. In the background are beautiful purple mountains that surround Tucson.

Six other entries were selected for cachet designs on envelopes.The top fifteen winning entries can be viewed at the Postal History Foundation for several months. We are open 8am to 3pm Mondays thru Fridays.

To order the the 2014  stamps and cachets you may call us, drop by, or click on the order form below.   520-623-6652 x 102

2014 Tucson Birthday Stamp and Cachets!!!



Don't miss the fun!

Plan on making the Postal History Foundation a field trip destination any time of the year. Our fun, educational field trips are the best value in town at only $2 per student. Teachers and chaperones are free. We plan the field trip around your requirements for your students. You can email us at or fill out the online request form on the panel to the right.