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BARNEGAT AT SUNSET - Boxed Stationary Set
BARNEGAT AT SUNSET - Boxed Stationary Set

BARNEGAT AT SUNSET - Boxed Stationary Set

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Remember the time when communicating to others meant writing on stationary your thoughts and feelings? Remember sending or receiving that heartfelt scented love lettter that you still have hidden in the back of your drawer?

Well... bring back that old time custom with these original stationary sets from StarGazez Custom Gifts. Beautiful stationary sets are made on the highest quality paper with original JuliArtz photography. All sets are individually made by hand and carefully assembled and packaged for that unique & special gift. All stationary sets are printed on 28 lb/98 bright paper. Notecards are printed on 9.5 mil thick matte photo paper.
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All items are shipped via US Priority Mail to the continental United States (including Hawaii and Alaska) and shipped via First Class Mail Internatioal Package to Canada. We are not responsible for any duty/tariffs/custom fees for items shipped that are imposed by buyers country.
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All sets include the following:

Decorated Sheets (with original artwork) (8.5" x 5.5") 10 sheets

Plain sheets with coordinating borders (8.5: x 5.5") 10 sheets

Scratch/Doodle Pad (5.5" x 4.25") 45 sheets

Shopping/To Do Pad w/magnet (3.5" x 8.5") 35 sheets

Photo Note Cards (5.5” x 4.25”) 6 each

White envelopes (invatation size 4 3/8” x 5 3/4”) 16 each

Gel Pen/Black Ink 1 each

Stationary sets creatively tied with raffia and boxed in a clear top gift box.

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"BARNEGAT AT SUNSET" captures the historic Barnegat Lighthouse in Long Beach Island, NJ at a winters sunset.

In June 1834,Congress appropriated $6,000 for construction of a lighthouse at the north end of Long Beach Island . Work soon began on the 40-foot tower, and Barnegat Lighthouse was put into commission in 1835. It's non-flashing, fifth-class light was deemed inadequate by mariners of the day.
In 1855, Lt. George G. Meade, a government engineer, was assigned to design a new lighthouse. Meade, an 1835 West Point graduate, had recently designed Absecon Lighthouse, but he earned his place in history in the War between the States. Promoted to brigadier general, Meade defeated General Lee in the Battle of Gettysburg.
Encroaching seas threatened the original lighthouse so its light was installed atop a temporary wooden tower in June 1857 and the original lighthouse fell into the sea later that year.
Meade submitted his construction plans in 1855 and construction began in late 1856. The new tower would be four times as tall as the previous and cost about $40,000. It was built about 100 feet south of the original because erosion in the inlet remained a problem.
The current lighthouse is really two towers in one. The exterior conical tower covers a cylindrical tower on the inside.
Barnegat Light, the second tallest lighthouse in the United States, was commissioned January 1, 1859. The tower light was 165 feet above sea level. It remained a first-class navigational light until August 1927, when the "Barnegat Lightship" was anchored 8 miles off the coast. The tower's light was reduced over 80 per cent, but it was not extinguished until January 1944.
The lightship was removed in 1965, made obsolete by electronic navigation.
In 1988, the lighthouse was closed for repair; re-opening for visitors in 1991, Although its light no longer functions, the tower is flood-lit at night and continues to attract thousands of visitors every summer. Include you and your group in this number.

Now a state park, visitor's information can be obtained by calling 609-494-2016.
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