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Borden Flats Light
Fall River, Massachusetts
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Austin, George. "Coast Guard Can't Afford to Maintain Historic Lighthouse." Somerset Spectator, November 20, 2002.

Boston Globe, September 5, 1897. "Writhed in Pain for Two Days."

Boston Globe, February 2, 1912. "No Light in Lighthouse."

"Carnegie medals for lifesavers." Newspaper clipping, circa 1912; exact date and source unknown.

"Fall River man in drowning accident." Newspaper clipping, circa August 5, 1912. Source unknown.

"Coast Guard puts some elbow grease into Narragansett Bay lighthouses." East Bay Newspapers, date unknown.

Clippings from the family of Keeper John Paul, source unknown.

Correiro, John. "Borden Flats Lighthouse Crewmen Turn Beam on Routine of Vigil." Newspaper clipping, circa 1961; exact date and source unknown.

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

Dunbar, James N. "Borden Flats Light Does Job Well as Part of U.S. History." Fall River Heralnd News, July 20, 1989.

Fall River Herald News, January 12, 1967. "Lighthouse Attendant Keeps Watch from Mainland."

Fall River Herald News, March 17, 1973. "Borden Flats Light is Beacon of Safe Harbor."

Fall River Herald News, August 7, 1989. "The Landmark of Borden Flats."

Frederiksen, Robert. "Automation Due by April for Borden Flats Light." Providence Journal, March 5, 1963.

Lighthouse Digest, July 2002. "Borden Flats Refurbished."

Massachusetts Historical Commission, Boston, MA. Lighthouse Information Form for National Register of Historic Places nomination, 1981.

North Adams Transcript, January 1, 1901. "A Welcome Change."

O'Connor, Kevin P. "New owner of Borden Flats Light sure of one thing: No beer." Fall River Herald News, September 19, 2010.

Pateakos, Jay. "SOLD! Borden Flats Lighthouse goes for $55K." Fall River Herald News, September 22, 2008.

Phone conversation with Truman Sawyer, August 2003.

  Jeremy D'Entremont. Do not reproduce any part of this website without permission of the author.

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