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New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide
Beavertail Light
Jamestown, Rhode Island
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Allen, Everett S. A Wind to Shake the World. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1976.

Adamson, Hans Christian. Keepers of the Lights. New York: Greenberg, 1955.

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Bay Window, March 2324, 1988. "All Shapes and Sizes, They Led the Way for Sailors Entering the Bay."

BLMA News, newsletter of the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association, various issues.

Bristol Phoenix, February 24, 2005. "From Lighthouse to the Schoolhouse."

Champlin, Richard L. "Rhode Island's First Lighthouse." Newport History, summer 1970.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. The Lighthouses of Rhode Island. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2006.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Lights of Their Lives." Lighthouse Digest, January 2001.

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Fleming, Arline A. "Lighthouse Museum Houses Area History." Providence Journal, July 12, 1989.

Franklin, Susan B. "The Beavertail Lighthouse." Rhode Island History, October 1951.

Frederiksen, Robert C. "Beavertail Light Now Automatic." Providence Evening Bulletin, August 26, 1972.

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Holland, Francis Ross, Jr. America's Lighthouses: An Illustrated History. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1972.

Jagolinzer, Bob. "Light Duty at Beavertail." Providence Journal, June 30, 1999.

Karentz, Varoujan. Beavertail Light Station on Conanicut Island. Charleston, SC: BookSurge, 2008.

Langan, Thomas A. "Reporter Spends Night at Beavertail Fascinated by Giant Beams of Light." Providence Evening Bulletin, December 10, 1931.

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Low, William Gilman. "A Short History of Beaver Tail Light, Conanicut, Rhode Island." Bulletin of the Jamestown Historical Society, August 1936.

Narragansett Times, December 3, 1880. "The Cause of the Loss of the Steamer Rhode Island."

Newport Daily News, December 1, 1880. "Lighthouse Keepers."

Newport Daily News, June 22, 1895. (Death of Keeper William W. Wales.)

Newport Daily News, July 12, 1950. "Jamestown School Has Wildlife Pictures."

Newport Daily News, January 20, 1951. "Keeper of Beavertail Lighthouse Fiddles to Keep Out Roar of Sea."

Newport Daily News, October 23, 1953. "The Grist Mill."

Newport Daily News, November 10, 1953. "Beavertail Light Keeper Succumbs."

Panaggio, Leonard J. "Beavertail Lighthouse Follows New Pattern." Newport Daily News, May 23, 1972.

Payne, S. G. "The Lighthouse They Call Home: Beavertail." Unidentified clipping, circa 1960s.

Petro, Pamela. The Newport and Narragansett Bay Book. Stockbridge, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1994.

Ricketson, Laura. "Beavertail Aquarium Showcases Living Shore." Providence Journal, September 21, 1999.

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Talbot, Warren. "Lighthouses in New England Are Being Damaged by Vandals." Beverly (MA) Times, May 6, 1975.

Tiernan, Erin. "A face lift for a historic nautical beacon." Jamestown Press, May 14, 2009.

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