Lonely Planet Writer

Bethlehem, Connecticut thronged for postmark

Bethlehem, Connecticut.
Bethlehem, Connecticut. Image by Jeff Walker / CC BY 2.0

It’s a holiday tradition that happens every year – the small town of Bethlehem, Connecticut swells with visitors over the holiday period as people come in search of a very special postmark. On average the town of 2000 people processes around 200,000 cards each year, and every Christmas the Bethlehem Post Office produces a new design of rubber stamp to honor the tradition. Read more: wfsb.com