Today marks the 80th anniversary of a big day in Santa Claus town history. Big might be an understatement. It’s more like an oversized day in town history, specifically for the Santa Claus Post Office. On this day in 1931, Santa Claus postmaster James Martin hand-canceled what was said to be the largest postcard mailed in the world.
Emblazoned with just a 2-cent stamp, that postcard was mailed from New York on December 12 from none another than Robert Ripley of the famous Ripley’s Believe It or Not.Read More