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Pacific Lighthouse Stamp Set Issued

The United States Postal Service (USPS) released a 5 lighthouse series entitled Pacific Lighthouses. Five Finger Lighthouse is featured as Alaska’s contribution to this series. The release date was June 21, 2007. The official USPS First Day of Issue was held in Westport, WA, however, A First Day of Sale ceremony for Alaska was held at the Baranof Hotel in Juneau on June 21, 2007. The Juneau Lighthouse Association along with the Gastineau Philatelic Society sponsored this event. Special Commemorative Covers, with artwork by Wrangell Maritime Artist, Brenda Schwartz were offered for sale. Five Finger Lighthouse is located 37 miles north of Petersburg and 65 miles south of Juneau at the junction of Frederick Sound and Stephens Passage. The 5 lighthouses included in the series are: Grays Harbor, WA, Umpqua River, OR, St. Georges Reef, CA, Diamond Head, HI and Five Finger, AK. These Commemorative Covers are offered for sale in our Products section.

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