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Boston Harbor, Massachusetts
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Baker, William A. A History of the Boston Marine Society 1742-1967. Boston: Boston Marine Society, 1968.

Boston Globe, "Deer Island Light-house." January 26, 1890.

Boston Globe, "In a Lighthouse." August 1, 1893.

Boston Globe, "Great Damage." December 3, 1898.

Boston Globe, "Music Will Relieve Monotony at Deer Island Light." March 13, 1913.

Boston Globe, "Commends Lightkeepers." October 7, 1915.

Boston Globe, "Swept to Death in Icy Waters." February 20, 1916.

Boston Globe, "Fail to Find Body." February 22, 1916.

Boston Globe, "Storm Rakes Coast with Rain and Snow." December 28, 1930.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "From Sparkplug to Matchstick: Boston's Deer Island Light." Lighthouse Digest, November 1999.

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

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

Kales, Emily and David Kales. All About the Boston Harbor Islands. Hingham, Massachusetts: Hewitt Cove Publishing Company, 1989.

Marticio, Pedro. Email correspondence in 2002.

McNiff, Tom. "Coast Guard Moving Two Lighthouses." Boston Globe, September 9, 1984.

Mikal, Alan. Exploring Boston Harbor. North Quincy, MA: The Christopher Publishing House, 1973.

New Oxford (PA) Item, "Boston's New Lighthouse." March 7, 1890.

Offshore, "Deer Island Light: First Brown, Then White, Now Brown Again." November 1984.

Rinker, Blake. Email correspondence in February 2004.

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

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

Snow, Edward Rowe. The Romance of Boston Bay. Boston: Yankee Publishing Company, 1944.

Snow, Edward Rowe. Storms and Shipwrecks of New England. Boston: Yankee Publishing Company, 1943.

Soundings, "Fiberglass Light Towers Draw Mixed Reactions." December 1984.

Sweetser, M.F. King's Handbook of Boston Harbor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1882.

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