Robert Reyes




Born 09/29/1956 Baltimore, Maryland
Married 38 Years – High School Sweetheart from 1972
One Son 37 Years – National Park Service Interpretive Ranger – Sagamore Hill
Daughter-In-Law – Biologist – National Park Service Fire Island National Seashore Hill
Two Grandsons – Kings Park, Long Island-New York


Graduated 1974 Baltimore County
High School Work Study 1972-73 United States Postal Service Postal Assistant
UMBC 1976-1977 Co-Managed 3 UMBC Greenhouses -Agricultural Aide-Responsible for 3 Major Biology Department Research Grants – Genetics
University of Washington Seattle 1977-79 Forestry College Program
Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies 10 Years – 2000 – 2010 Mount Carroll, IL Archival Studies for U.S. Postal Service HQ Archive.

Government – Civil Service 31 Years

(Retired May 2011) United States Postal Service HQ, Stamp Services, Washington, DC June 1995–May 2011 16 Yrs
Archivist & Curator Postmaster General Collection -Postage Stamp Art & Postage Stamp Models, Press Sheets, Die Proofs -Assets Valued at $200 Million
Philatelic Program Specialist- The Grandest Things 2010 Coffee Table Book Co-Branded USPS & NPS. I envisioned, initiated Product & MOU with NPS*
Managed of Philatelic Product Sample Program –The White House & U.S. Congress General Government & Postal Oversite Committees.
National Program Manager Pictorial Postmarks – Developed Program, Rules & Regulations & Managed National Program from USPS Headquarters Level.
Letter Carrier Entry Level Position 1981-1995 & Ben Franklin Stamp Club Manager for Grade School Level. 1987-1995 Volunteer

Professional – 10 Years = 40 Quarters – Private Corporate Experience

Piedmont Airlines – 1984-1988 In-Flight Services Agent
Pan AM – Pan American World Airways 1980-1981 Fleet Serviceman
AT&T MA Bell Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co Directory Assistance 1981
Giant Food Warehouse – Grocery Chain Store Selector 1980 Christmas Help
International Harvester – Parts Distribution Selector 1979-80
Safeway Stores Incorporated Annapolis, MD. Grocery Clerk 1979
Safeway Stores Inc. Seattle, Washington Produce Department & Head Stocker -1977-79
University of Maryland Baltimore County Catonsville, MD.  Agricultural Aide 1976-77
Panasonic Consumer Parts Division, Baltimore, MD Parts Counterman 1975-76
United States Postal Service -Postal Assistant 1972-73 Re Deposit SS funds Civil Service 1996

Volunteer – 30 Years

Baltimore Civil War Museum 1997-2017 – Museum Founder & Current Operator
Friends of the President Street Station Inc. – Vice President 1990-2017
W3R Mobile Phone AP Developed Program Muse Web Grant IZI Travel 2016
North Point State Battlefield Coordinated Acquisition Trust for Public Land & MD Governor Ehrlich 2006
Baltimore Beltway I-695 Battle of North Point Highway Sign – Envisioned Project SHA Governors Schaefer 1992 & Glendenning 1996
National Parks Mid-Atlantic Council –Board Member -Ft McHenry & NPS NE Region Marie Rust 1995-2005
Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail- Envisioned Trail & Testimony before Congress April 21, 1999
NPS Golden Arrowhead Award Excellence in Interpretation Author –1814 Chesapeake Campaign Booklet 4/19/2001
NPS Underground Rail Study Network to Freedom Assisted & Contributed Research with NPS & State MD Study 1993
Civil War Trails Program – State of MD – Developed 7 Civil War Trails Waysides Contributed Research & Text – MD Tourism 2005
Star Spangled Banner Trail – State of Maryland – State Map Brochure Contributed Research & Text MD Tourism 2002 Contractor
Underground Railroad Sites – State of Maryland -2003 State Map Brochure Contributed Research & Text – MD Dept of Tourism
Washington Rochambeau Natl Historic Trail Study introduced to me by NPS Steve Elkington 2000 Contributed Research
Washington Rochambeau Route Author Marching to Victory Booklet NPS Larry Gall & Brian Aviles 2002 NPS Dun Bradstreet Contract
W3R March 225th Anniversary -March MD –Developed 2 W3R Waysides with Joe DiBello 2006
W3R March 230th Anniversary –Coordinated Sail on Chesapeake Bay Yorktown to Annapolis 2011
W3R Hermione Visit 2015 – Developed 4 W3R Waysides for Annapolis & Baltimore. Also Coordinated Hermione Visits Annapolis & Baltimore
W3R Vice Chairman under Kim Burdick .2005 -2009
National Postal Museum Washington, DC Smithsonian Guardian Angel Docent 1992-95 – Envisioned Museum 1987
Babe Ruth Statue Oriole Park Camden Yards – Envisioned Statue Project – Commissioned Sketch Model. Sculpture by Tylden Street 1991
National Museum of American History – Smithsonian Behind the Scenes Volunteer – Cataloged WWII War Production Posters 1989-92 in Nation’s Attic
Movie Gettysburg -1992 -Background Artist Hoods Texas Brigade -1992-
4th Texas Infantry Regiment Hoods Texas Brigade Reenactor 1992-1999
Fixed Regiment of Spanish Louisiana Infantry General Don Bernardo Galvez –Rev War 2015 – Current


Father – Thomas C. Reyes WWII US Merchant Marine Combat Veteran Philippine Is 1931 US Territory Immigrant (Naturalized 1947)
Popularized the Duncan Yo Yo – Chicago, IL Vaudeville Era 1931-1968 World Champion 1932
Popularized the Royal Yo Yo – Long Island City, New York 1937-1968 –Famous Image seen on Ebay today
Mother -Virdie Gordon Born Shenandoah Valley, German-Scotch-Irish related to “Big Meadows” along the Skyline Drive Shenandoah National Park.
WWII Rosie Riveter – Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors 1942-1945

Hereditary Fraternal Organizations

Sons of the American Revolution July 16, 1998 Ancestor James Meadows Served under Continental Army General the Marquis de Lafayette
Sons of Confederate Veterans January 13, 1998 Ancestor Thomas Sidney Breeden –Served under CSA General Stonewall Jackson & Army Northern VA.