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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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Anderson, Peter. "Keeper of the Light." Boston Globe, May 5, 1985.

Barnstable Patriot, December 19, 1893. "Congressman Randall's Success."

A Brief History of Butler Flats Light Station. New Bedford, MA: City of New Bedford Office of Tourism and Marketing.

Butler Flats Light Station: Centennial Re-lighting Ceremony program, April 30, 1998. Published by the city of New Bedford.

Clayton, Barbara and Kathleen Whitley. Guide to New Bedford. Chester, Connecticut: The Globe Pequot Press, 1979.

Corey, William. "Butler Flats Light to Celebrate 100th Year." New Bedford Standard Times, April 18, 1998.

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

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

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

"Keeper of Light Dies." Unidentified newspaper clipping, December 27, 1911.

Old Dartmouth Historical Society, New Bedford. Various papers and articles.

Oliveira, Ric. "Butler Flats Light is rededicated." New Bedford Standard-Times, May 1, 1998.

Perez-Dormitzer, Jason. "Butler Flats' Last Watch Now a Keeper of History." New Bedford Standard Times, July 4, 2003.

Report of the Light-House Board, 1891.

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

Stewardson, Jack. "Let There Be Light." New Bedford Standard Times, August 26, 1998.

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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