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Sir Rowland Hill has been credited as the father of the modern postal service. His implementation of pre-paid postage stamps in 1840 revolutionized the British postal system and how we communicated. Early in his career as headmaster of the Hill Top School, he pushed for education reform, citing that kindness and trust should be used to instruct students in modern science. This type of education was vastly different from the system... at the time.

Sir Rowland Hill has been credited as the father of the modern postal service. His implementation of pre-paid postage stamps in 1840 revolutionized the British postal system and how we communicated. Early in his career as headmaster of the Hill Top School, he pushed for education reform, citing that kindness and trust should be used to instruct students in modern science. This type of education was vastly different from the system... at the time.

1847 10¢ US Postage Stamp Die Proof 1 of first 2 postal stamps issued for US

1847 10¢ US Postage Stamp Die Proof 1 of first 2 postal stamps issued for US

After decades of fighting to return to his homeland, Geronimo died on February 17, 1909, never able to realize his wish.

After decades of fighting to return to his homeland, Geronimo died on February 17, 1909, never able to realize his wish.

Hunt & Co. will have a stand at World Stamp Show-NY 2016! Website: www.huntstamps.com

Hunt & Co. will have a stand at World Stamp Show-NY 2016! Website: www.huntstamps.com

Butterfield Overland Stage Company - Delivering the Overland Mail ...

Butterfield Overland Stage Company - Delivering the Overland Mail ...

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