Middle Bay Lighthouse - Mobile Alabama Greeting Card

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About This Image
Middle Bay Lighthouse - 5x7 Mobile Alabama Greeting Card by Mark Tisdale.

This Mobile Alabama greeting card features the historic Middle Bay Lighthouse. The Middle Bay Lighthouse is a screw-pile style lighthouse that was built in 1885. The lighthouse was automated in 1935 and deactivated in 1967. The original lantern tower atop the light was removed the same year. I wanted to depict the lighthouse closer to its original appearance rather than how it looks today.

The lighthouse seen on this card stands in Mobile Bay where it has stood for over a century but there is discussion of moving it inland to preserve it someday and there is active work to stabilize and restore the historic building. It's apparently one of the few remaining screw-pile style lighthouses still at sea today.

History aside, it's a beautiful historic structure in a gorgeous location. Imagine life at the turn of the previous century living out there for the lighthouse keeper and family - an isolated but scenic place to call home.

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The Fox Theatre is Definitely FABULOUS! THIS BLACK AND WHITE VERSION GIVES EXTRA NOSTALGIA I believe, is why I picked this 1, though I love ALL OF Mark's pics of the Fox. The theatre is Beautiful, I went to 2 - 3 concerts there years ago & So glad it didn't get torn down. Mark captured Great details in this pic!!

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This is the second print that I have ordered and I am very pleased. The colors and composition of the print are lovely.
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She Loves It!

My girlfriend just received the print, and she loves it! We both love the vibrant colors, and Forsyth Park, Savannah in general, and Tybee Island are special to us because she lives in NC and I live in FL, so every once in a while we’ll meet in the middle and explore together.
Thank you so much!

Micah - Rocky Point, NC

About Greeting Cards


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Greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. Each card comes with a white envelope.

These greeting cards may be ordered as a single card or in packs of 10 or 25 cards. If you would like to order cards in greater quantities or with other customization, send me a message.

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