The United States District Court was petitioned to change the name from “Davis”, which had been the official name since 1949, to North Pole. U.S. District Judge Harry Pratt held a hearing and issued a decree making North Pole Alaska the official name.
The U.S. Postal Service is offering North Pole postmarks on holiday mail. To receive the North Pole postmark on your holiday cards, you should:
- Purchase stamps at any post office.
- Affix the stamps to envelopes of your choice.
- Address the sealed envelopes, with the cards enclosed, to those on your mailing list.
- Mail them in a larger envelope, box, Priority Mail or Express Mail package to:
NORTH POLE HOLIDAY CANCELLATION
4141 POSTMARK DR
ANCHORAGE AK 99530-9998