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.

To see a picture of the lead luggage tag: http://news.yahoo.com/photos/ss/events/sc/010605shuttlenasa/im:/070201/480/ny11102011047;_ylt=Ap4G0sRfoCBl7tAt0JchprITO7gF;_ylu=X3oDMTA5bGcyMWMzBHNlYwNzc25hdg

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