Luggage tag in space

A lead luggage tag, from 1611, inscribed with the words “Yames Towne” will travel aboard the space shuttle Atlantis in March. The tag was discovered last year at the bottom of a well at Jamestown and is believed to be the first piece of mail delivered to the United States.

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