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New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide
Bass River Light
West Dennis, Massachusetts
Bass River Light main page / History / Bibliography / Photos / Postcards


Barnstable County Customs Clerk book of letters, 1861. In the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Banushi, Nikoletta. "Robert Stone: Owned Inn on Cape Cod for 65 Years." Boston Globe, October 4, 2004.

"A Brief History of Lighthouse Inn." Informational sheet provided by the Lighthouse Inn.

Clark, Admont G. Lighthouses of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket - Their History and Lore. East Orleans, MA: Parnassus Imprints, 1992.

Davidson, Donald W. America's Landfall: The Lighthouses of Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. West Dennis, MA: The Peninsula Press, 1993.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "The Lighthouse Inn: A Shining Beacon for Travelers." Lighthouse Digest, September 2001.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. The Lighthouses of Massachusetts. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2007.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Touchup for Lighthouse Inn's Lantern." Lighthouse Digest, June 2002.

Gleason, Sarah C. Kindly Lights: A History of the Lighthouses of Southern New England. Boston: Beacon Press, 1991.

Golden, Fran. "All in the Family." Travel Weekly, May 28, 1990.

Maxwell, Trevor. "Lighthouse Inn Hears Bob's Roar." Cape Cod Times, August 19, 2001.

Ryder, Marion Crowell. Cape Cod Remembrances. Taunton, MA: William S. Sullwold Publishing, 1972.

Sheedy, Jack, and Jim Coogan. Cape Cod Voyage: A Journey Through Cape Cod's History and Lore. Hyannis, MA: Harvest Home Books, 2001.

Wright, Elizabeth. "Dennisport, Mass., Inn Celebrates 65 Years." Cape Cod Times, June 28, 2003.

Yarmouth Register, "Light House at Bass River." January 24, 1850.

Yarmouth Register, August 7, 1880.

Jeremy D'Entremont. Do not reproduce any images or text from this website without permission of the author.

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