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Sunday, August 25, 2013

Stamps, AR

Stamps is a town in Lafayette County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 2,131 at the 2000 census.

Stamps was the shop headquarters for the former Louisiana and Arkansas Railway until the relocation in the early 1920's to Minden, Louisiana.

Notable natives

The town was named for settler James Hardy Stamps.

Stamps was the childhood home of author Maya Angelou, and was depicted in her book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

From 1948-1950, the former professional football player George Doherty coached at Stamps High School and turned a winless team into two district championships and a second-place finish statewide.


Public education for elementary and secondary students is provided by the Bradley School District, which includes Bradley Elementary School and Bradley High School. The school's mascot and athletic emblem is the Bear with purple and gold serving as the school colors.

Notable residents

External Links

Bradley High School
Bradley School District
Stamps High School
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Louisiana and Arkansas Railway 
Lafayette County 

Source: Internet