37¢ Ohio Statehood
Issue Date: March 1, 2003
City: Chillicothe, Ohio
Printed By: Banknote Corporation of America
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: Serpentine Die Cut 11.75 x 11.5
The Ohio Statehood stamp shows a photograph of a farm north of Marietta, the first permanent settlement in Ohio, founded in 1788. In 2003, Ohio celebrated 200 years of statehood, dating from March 1, 1803. Sometimes called the "Gateway State," Ohio, with its network of canals, railways, and roads, was an important early link to America's West.