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New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide
Boston Light
Boston, Massachusetts
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Anderson, Mazie B. "The Ghost of Boston Light." Yankee, October 1998.

Arias, Ron. "Turn Out the Lighthouse, the Party's Over; Keeper Joe Larnard Stoically Awaits Automation." People, circa 1980s; exact date unknown.

Arizona Republic, "World's Loneliest Light Switcher." December 25, 1994.

Aschenbach, Joy. "Lighthouse Closures Spell End of Long Tradition." Blade-Citizen, September 25, 1989.

Boston Gazette, March 24, 1735.

Boston Globe, "Oldest Beacon on Coast Is Boston." July 31, 1904.

Boston Globe, "Tablet Ceremony at Boston Light." December 3, 1934.

Boston Globe, "Boston Light Keeper Almost a Commuter." December 8, 1939.

Boston Globe, "Finds Ballad by Franklin." August 7, 1940.

Boston Globe, "Last Resident Boston Light Keeper Retires Today, C.G. Taking Over." November 29, 1941.

Boston Globe, "Light housekeeping in Boston Harbor." September 9, 1945.

Boston Post, "Baby Boy Born at Boston Light." 1950; exact date unknown.

Boston Transcript, "The First Lighthouse in the United States." August 26, 1880.

Boston Traveler, "Battle Gale to Beat Stork to Lighthouse." April 1, 1932.

Benedict, Tobey. "One Manned Lighthouse Holds On." Christian Science Monitor, August 22, 1989.

Boston News Letter, November 24, 1718.

Caldwell, Bill. "'Storm Child' Outlives Fame in Boothbay." Portland (ME) Press Herald, December 2, 1986.

Caldwell, Gail. "To the Lighthouse." Boston Globe, August 26, 1984.

Candage, G. F. "Boston Light and the Brewsters." New England Magazine, October 1895.

Carmen, Ruth. Storm Child. Bridgeport, CT: Braunworth, 1937.

Clark, E. S., Jr. "The First Lighthouse in the United States." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 63, no. 4, Whole no. 410 (April 1937).

Clark, William H. "Light Housekeeping in Boston Harbor." Boston Globe, September 9, 1945.

Clough, Samuel. New England Almanac. Boston, 1701.

Crittenden, Jules. "It's a Wonderful Dog's Life." Boston Herald, June 25, 1995.

Daly, Christopher B. "Keeping the Faith at America's Last Manned Lighthouse." Washington Post, December 25, 1991.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Josephine Norwood: First Lady of Boston Light." Lighthouse Digest, September 2003.

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

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Sally Snowman's Lighthouse 'Soul Work.'" Lighthouse Digest, May 2002.

DeWire, Elinor. Guardians of the Lights: The Men and Women of the U.S. Lighthouse Service. Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, 1995.

De Wire, Elinor. "Keeping Boston Light." Mariners Weather Log, Summer 1991.

De Wire, Elinor. "A Point of Light." Navy Times, March 9, 1992.

Dixon, David, and Associates and Nancy Lurie Salzman. Boston Light: Preservation Guidelines and Stewardship Plans. Boston: Historic Boston Incorporated and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management, 1990.

Emerson, Willie. First Light: Reminiscences of Storm Child and Growing Up on a Lighthouse. East Boothbay, ME: Post Scripts, 1986.

Galluzzo, John J. "Hull Has Always Claimed Lighthouse Kids for Her Own." Hull Times, March 26, 1998.

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

Gray, H.A. "Old Boston Light comes out of the shadows." Boston Evening Transcript, January 13, 1941.

Grossfeld, Stan. "With a View Like This, Why Go Anywhere?" Boston Globe, December 27, 1998.

Hartford, Philip. "A Woman's Life 23 Years on a Lighthouse." Boston Post, November 30, 1941.

Jennings, Harold B. A Lighthouse Family. Orleans, MA: Lower Cape Publishing Company, 1989.

Johnson, David. "Lighthouse Excursion Savors Harbor's Majesty." South Look, May 31/June 1, 1995.

Kennedy, Dana. "Lighthouse Change Signals End of an Era." Boston Herald, October 8, 1989.

Massachusetts Magazine, February 1789.

New York Times, "Fog Problems Studied by Weather Scientists." December 4, 1927.

New York Times, "Franklin's First Writing Found after 175 Years." August 8, 1940.

Portland Press-Herald. "Lighthouse-born 'Storm Child' comes back to sea." April 9, 1971.

Power, J. H. "Boston Light's 200 Years." Boston Transcript, September 6, 1916.

Putnam, George R. Lighthouses and Lightships of the United States. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1933.

Smith, Fitz-Henry. Storms and Shipwrecks in Boston Bay. Boston, privately printed 1918.

Smith, Fitz-Henry. The Story of Boston Light. Boston: Privately printed, 1911.

Snow, Edward Rowe. The Islands of Boston Harbor. Andover, MA: The Andover Press, 1935.

Snow, Edward Rowe. "Keepers of Boston Light." Quincy Patriot Ledger, April 22, 1967.

Snow, Edward Rowe. The Lighthouses of New England. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1973.

Snow, Edward Rowe. "The Maritime Benjamin Franklin." Brockton Enterprise, August 9, 1955.

Snowman, Sally, and James G. Thomson. Boston Light: A Historical Perspective. Plymouth, MA: Snowman Learning Center, 1999.

Snowman, Sally. " Sammy the Boston Lighthouse Dog." Privately printed, 2006.

Storer, W. Scott. "The Guiding Light of Boston Harbor." New England Galaxy, Spring 1977.

U.S. Bureau of Light-Houses. Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Boston Light. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1916.

Wheeler, Wayne. "America's First Lighthouse: Boston Light." Keeper's Log, Fall 1984.

Wilson, Robert E. "Old Boston Light." Worcester Telegram, September 5, 1965.

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

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