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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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Baldwin, Sidney. Casting Off from Boothbay Harbor. Boothbay Harbor, ME: George M. Lowden, 1948.

Boothbay Region Historical Society, clippings file.

Boothbay Register, July 8, 1971. "Burnt Island Lighthouse Observes 150th Anniversary."

Clayton, Richard. "In Memory of Mrs. McCobb." Lighthouse Digest, March 2001.

Clifford, J. Candace, and Mary Louise Clifford. Maine Lighthouses: Documentation of Their Past. Alexandria, VA: Cypress Communications 2005.

Clough, Susan. "Burnt Island to become 'Living Lighthouse'," Boothbay Register, June 25, 1998.

Clough, Susan. "Maine Lighthouses Ceremonial Deed Transfer." Boothbay Register, June 25, 1998.

Clough, Susan. "Coming Home to Burnt Island." Boothbay Register, November 11, 1999.

Caldwell, Bill. Lighthouses of Maine. Portland, ME: Gannett Books, 1986.

Cohn, Roger. "The fading of a tradition - Families losing lighthouse homes." New York Times, August 11, 1988.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Elaine Jones: Keeper of the 'Living Lighthouse'" Lighthouse Digest, May 2003.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. The Lighthouses of Maine. Beverly, Massachusetts: Commonwealth Editions, 2009.

Eastern Argus, June 29, 1830, "The Sea Serpent."

Eastern Argus, July 5, 1830, "The Sea Serpent."

Feller-Roth, Barbara. Lighthouses: A Guide to Many of Maine's Coastal and Offshore Guardians. Freeport, ME: DeLorme Mapping Company, 1988.

Harrison, Timothy. "Burnt Island Light Enters New Era." Lighthouse Digest, August 2003.

Johnson, Sanders R. "Maine Lighthouse Families Are Happy With New Way of Life." Portland Press Herald, November 7, 1950.

Jones, Elaine. "A Tribute to the Late Willard Muise." Boothbay Register, November 9, 2000.

Kristoff, Lisa. "Burnt Island Living Lighthouse Dedicated in Grand Ceremony on June 20." Boothbay Register, June 26, 2003.

Kristoff, Lisa M. "Burnt Island Living Lighthouse Restoration." Boothbay Register, August 17, 2000.

Kristoff, Lisa M. "Burnt Island Restoration: A Labor Of Love For McCullough Family." Boothbay Register, September 7, 2000.

Lear, Alex. "Interested in Visiting a Family that Still Thinks the Year is 1950, and an Island that Greets Visitors to Boothbay Harbor?" Lincoln County Weekly, August 1, 2003.

Lighthouse Digest, May 2002. "Photo from the past."

Lighthouse Digest, June 2004. "The Burnt Island Living Lighthouse."

Log of Keeper Jason Fuller at the Maine State Library, Augusta, Maine.

McLane, Charles B. Islands of the Mid-Maine Coast: Pemaquid Point to the Kennebec River. Gardiner, ME: Tilbury House Publishers, and Rockland, ME: The Island Institute, 1994.

Murphy, Jeremiah. "Lighthouse keepers' days are numbered." Boston Globe, November 2, 1970.

Portsmouth Herald, May 4, 1962. "Coast Guard Replaces Buoys."

Saucier, Roxanne Moore. "The Best Back Yard in Town." Bangor Daily News, June 23, 2001.

Sterling, Robert Thayer. Lighthouses of the Maine Coast and the Men Who Keep Them. Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Daye Press, 1935.

U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office, Washington, D.C. Clippings file.

Willoughby, Malcolm F. "Commander Willoughby tells about harbor's lighthouses." The Boothbay Register, July 19, 1962.

Willoughby, Malcolm F. Lighthouses of New England. Boston: T.O. Metcalf Company, 1929.

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

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