The celebration will include remarks from Caroline Kennedy, whose mother Jacqueline is credited with saving Grand Central from the wrecking ball. A centennial fanfare will also be performed by the West Point Brass Ensemble.
The stamp may have been issued to stir feelings of national pride, but instead it has stirred up controversy.
The independent panel that oversees the U.S. Postal Service has denied the agency’s request to increase the cost of mailing a letter by 2 cents – to 46 cents.