Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Daisy Postage Stamp from Touch of the Wind

Thank You, Rachel of Malden, Massachusetts! 
For purchasing 4 Customized pages of my
Daisey United States Postage Stamp Design. 
I hope that you are well pleased with your selection.

Daisy Postage Stamp from Zazzle.com

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Vermillion Falls Postage Stamps from Janz Art

Falls of the Vermillion River, in Hastings Minnesota. 
The Vermillion River meanders through Scott County and Dakota County in Minnesota, emptying into the Mississippi River just south of Hastings. 13.5 miles of it are designated as a trout stream, which is unusual for being so close to a metropolitan area. The portion of the river that supports trout is upstream, around the towns of Farmington and Empire. Near the town of Vermillion, the water becomes too warm to support trout. Downstream from the falls on the south side of Hastings, the water becomes even warmer, supporting riverine species such as northern pike and sheepshead. The Minnesota state record black crappie of 5.0 pounds was caught in the Vermillion River in 1940. An old channel of the Vermillion River continues south from Hastings on the western edge of the Mississippi valley. In the nineteenth and early twentieth century, the river was used for water power, supplying power to gristmills. The Vermillion Falls park surrounding the falls preserves the remains of a mill operated by Alexander Ramsey, one of the leading citizens of early Minnesota.

Vermillion Falls Postage Stamps from Zazzle.com

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