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New Lighthouse Postage Stamps for 2009

Gulf Coast Lighthouses Featured!

The post office will again feature a series of five lighthouse postage stamps, this time with Gulf Coast Lighthouses. The five lighthouses featured are: Matagorda Island, Texas; Sabine Pass, La.; Biloxi, Miss., Sand Island, near the entrance to Mobile Bay, Ala., and Fort Jefferson, also known as Garden Key Lighthouse, 50 miles west of Key West, Fla.

The Gulf Coast lighthouse postage stamps will have their First Day of Issue in mid-summer at Biloxi, MS - no exact date has been chosen. Subscribe to Lighthouse Digest and be among the first to learn details of the ceremonies. In an upcoming issue, Lighthouse Digest will do in-depth feature stories on the lighthouses featured on the new postage stamps.

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