New London light house featured on stamp - WFSB 3 Connecticut

New London light house featured on stamp

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A famous New London landmark will be featured on the newest Forever stamp from the United States Postal Service.

The stamp will feature the New London Harbor lighthouse, the tallest and oldest lighthouse on Long Island Sound. The light house will represent Connecticut in the postal services New England Coastal Lighthouse series.

New England Coastal Lighthouses features the lighthouses at Portland Head, Maine; Portsmouth Harbor, New Hampshire; Point Judith, Rhode Island; New London Harbor, Connecticut; and Boston Harbor, Massachusetts. Each stamp shows a close-up view of one of the five lighthouses.

These five lighthouses are among the oldest in the U.S., and each is on the National Register of Historic Places. Boston Harbor Light is also a National Historic Landmark.

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