La Posta Releases
New Monograph Series
The Postal History of Saint Simons
is another venture into a new field offering a look into one aspect
of Georgia postal history, a state with very few published
Author Steve Swain
is a life-long resident of Georgia and the editor of Georgia Post
Roads, the journal of the Georgia Postal History Society. He is
well versed in his subject and relates the full story with tales
dating back to the formation of the United States.
Presenting not only
the documented postal history of the best known of the barrier
islands, Swain dug deep into the history of the island and its
people and brings it alive in his extensive narrative. With more
than 140 supporting images, you'll learn all about the St. Simons
Island post offices, postmasters, postal markings, and the people
that have supported this popular island community.
The 8.5 x 11-inch, full color,
68-page monograph can be ordered from La Posta Publications, POB
6074 Fredericksburg, VA 22403, or from the La Posta website:
La Posta Monograph
Series 2 started with the groundbreaking Independent State Mail
and Confederate Use of U.S. Postage, How Secession Occurred;
Correcting the Record by Patricia A. Kaufmann and was followed
by 19th Century American
Genre Paintings: Reading Newspapers in Tavern Post Offices
by Diane DeBlois and Robert Dalton Harris.
La Posta: The Journal of American
Postal History is
published four times per year. In its 53rd year of publication, it
is the leading journal devoted to American postal history.
Subscriptions are $36 per year. For more information contact: La
Posta Publications, POB 6074 Fredericksburg, VA 22403 or visit the
La Posta website at www.lapostapub.com.