Amazing state

A new video features highlights from the recent dedication of the Illinois Statehood stamp.

“Just like Illinois, this commemorative stamp will stay with us in Illinois forever,” says Acting Chief Customer and Marketing Officer Jacqueline Krage Strako, who led the ceremony.

The Illinois stamp — the 21st entry in the Statehood series — commemorates the Prairie State’s 200th birthday this year.

“It is a fitting tribute to a truly amazing state,” says Alan Lowe, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum’s executive director.

The 1-minute, 20-second production also features comments from Illinois Deputy Governor Leslie Munger and Springfield Mayor James Langfelder.