Stamptuary Hall: Gerald Ford

A couple fun facts: the statue of President Gerald Ford is the newest addition to the Statuary Hall collection, donated by Michigan (to replace Zachariah Chandler) and unveiled in a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda two days ago on Tuesday, May 3. The stamp of Ford was issued in August 2007, eight months after Ford’s death. No one – except a president of the United States – is allowed to be featured on a US postage stamp within the first five years after their death.

Gerald Ford


About Laura

Paralegal with Master of Arts in Teaching in Museum Education, frequent museum visitor, based in Washington, DC. I care about what museums can do, both in terms of public offerings and internal practices, to make the world a better place. I blog about museum education ("informed"), the social work of museums ("humane"), and visitor experience ("citizenry").
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