USA: City seals


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Poughkeepsie is situated between New York City and the Hudson river.

Its logo is a beehive with many bees buzzing around, reflective of the hardworking nature of the people of the city.

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Norristown is found in the State of Pennsylvania

Long times the Latin phrase "FERVET OPUS" was not clear. John B. Sterigere, Democratic leader, told the literal meaning: 'the work boils', or, taking translator's license: 'there is a great activity'

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We know already the Gloucester hive from a 'commemorative' postmark. According to research the beehive is representative of unity and cooperation of labor for a community.

The symbol dates back to 407 A.D.

by Jan de Crom  
taken from "The Postal Bee" 2/2003 
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