PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Maroon Bells in Pitkin County are now featured on a new set of stamps from the U.S. Postal Service.

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The “O Beautiful” forever stamps are inspired by the song America the Beautiful.

Many know the song was first a poem entitled “Pikes Peak” written by Katherine Lee Bates. She visited Colorado Springs in 1893.

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The stamps illustrate some of the lyrics from the song which Americans have come to love.


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