Architecture: Lighthouses, Windmills, ...
American Topical Association - August 1999 Feature : Windmills on Stamps
Lighthouse Stamp Society - APS Affiliate #221
- this Virtual Stamp Club info page lists:
Dalene Thomas, President
8612 W. Warren Lane
Lakewood, CO 80227-2352
www.users.uswest.net/~dalene1 (the old url aj.)
Lighthouse Stamp Society (new URL); c.2000
The new url includes:
Stamps, Cancels, Cinderellas, Postal Stationery, Links, Photos, Lighthouse Money, Lighthouse Phonecards
Related Sites (Links)
Dalene Thomas' Web Page
New Zealand Lighthouse Stamps,
Garry Law, .NZ
Great Lakes Lighthouse Stamps
from The Lighthouse Preservation Society 1-800-727-BEAM
'The first head of America's Bureau of Lighthouses, George R.
Putnam, once said that,
". . . lighthouses appeal to the interest and better instinct of man
because they are symbolic of never-ceasing watchfulness, of steadfast
endurance in every exposure, of widespread helpfulness. The building
and the keeping of the lights is a picturesque and humanitarian work
of the nation." His sentiments surely echo those of countless sailors,
who for centuries have relied on the guidance of lighthouses.
In fact, lighthouses have proven to be such a popular icon with the
American public in general that the U.S. Postal Service is once again
singing their praises.'
(from a 1995 Press Release which goes on to conclude:)
'Local groups have joined together with national organizations
such as The Lighthouse Preservation Society and the Great Lakes
Lighthouse Keepers Association to change government policies on
lighthouses and raise monies to save them. Although a musher (number)
of lighthouses have been restored in recent years, with some 800
still in existence there is still much to do. In the words of the
U.S. Postal Service, "With the loss of each lighthouse that
deteriorates beyond repair, we lose a piece of our unique maritime
Lighthouse Stamps and Cancellations - Kristen Rasmussen
Lighthouse Stamps - Kristen Rasmussen
new url - but it forwards to the one above as of 6/29/00 aj.
The first Westrn-style lighthouse in Japan was lit on ...
"... Five years earlier, in September 1864, Japan was defeated in the battle of Simonoseki Straits against the combined fleet of the U.K., the U.S., France and Holland. Harry Smith Parkes, Minister or the U.K., demanded not that Japan should pay reparations but that Japan constructed eight lighthouses and build two lightships. ..."
Lighthouses on Stamps by Tim Odom
"Welcome to Lighthouses On Stamps. The purpose of this site is to help
lighthouse stamp collectors learn more about the lighthouses portrayed on
the stamps they collect. ..."
Interested in ships & lighthouses on stamps? Join the ship-stamp mailing list -
click here: live email link. send with NO Subject, message body: "subscribe ship-stamp (your-email-address)"
Georgia Lighthouses - U. S. Postage Stamp Project
Please Show The Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee Your Support ...
Sample Letter Available Here - Click on any Lighthouse to learn more
Seamark Illustrated Catalogue of Lighthouse Stamps
and the 'Seamark Newsletter'
Catalog: Keith Hall, @,
Church Cottage, Leigh, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6HL
Newsletter: Derrick Jackson, @,
46 Berkeley Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3SJ
Topical Index : Lighthouses ...
| Table of Contents (Home)
| Submit URL
| © AJ Ward
Free counters provided by Honesty.com.
'Architecture' Est. 12/14/2001, 'Topicals' Est. 3/2001