West Virginia: The Sweet State?

The first day of issue event in Charleston, West Virginia, wasn’t the only celebration for the West Virginia Statehood Forever® stamp. The Kincaid, West Virginia, Post Office had its own celebration, with a tasty twist.

news11s4To honor the stamp and the state’s 150th birthday, the Post Office hosted an event with the theme “The Sweet Taste of Statehood.” Postmaster Reliefs Dee Robinson and Shirley Wriston handed out cookies baked in the shape of the state, along with fudge treats.

Postmaster Herb Balser from nearby Oak Hill Post Office stopped by to support the event and sample a few cookies. “The West Virginia Statehood stamp has set a record for new stamp sales at this location,” said Balser. We bet!

Now, the question is, which cookie recipe best represents the Mountain State?

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