Digest>Sep/Oct 2021

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Mike Vogel

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Shown above are dignitaries at the unveiling of the five new light­house postage stamps at the Twin Lights State Historic Site in Highlands, New Jersey on August 6, 2021. In 1841, the Navesink Twin Lights were the first American lighthouses to use Fresnel lenses, and in 1883, the first to use kerosene as a fuel source. In 1898, they were the first traditional lighthouses to be electrified and it was there on April 25, 1893, that the first public reading of the Pledge of Allegiance took place. (Photo by Mike Vogel)
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New Lighthouse Postage Stamps Unveiled for National Lighthouse Day
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