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Deer Island Thorofare Light
(Mark Island Light)
Near Stonington, Maine
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"Amasa Amidon Holden's Family Reminiscences." Web page at

Boston Globe, "Fear Food Shortage on Maine Island." February 3, 1935.

Boston Herald, "Doctor carried by man over ice." February 4, 1935.

Bucksport Free Press, August 13, 1959. "Loud Fog Horn Draws Protests from Stonington Residents."

Buxton, Harry. "The Stowaway." 1929 article, newspaper unknown.

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

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Coit, Samantha. "Trust proposes to keep island's light lit." Ellsworth American, August 7, 1997.

Crowell, Marnie Reed. Mark Island Light. Deer Isle, ME: Deer Isle Granite Co., 1998.

Cousins Family History. Web page at

Deer Isle and Stonington Press, February 8, 1935.

Gross, Clayton H. "Lighthouses of Penobscot Bay - Mark Island." Island Ad-Vantages, March 15, 1990.

Heins, Catherine. "Conservationists adopt Mark Island Lighthouse." Bangor Daily News, March 16, 1998.

McLane, Charles B. and Carol Evarts McLane. Islands of the Mid-Maine Coast: Penobscot Bay. Co-published by Tilbury House of Gardiner, Maine, and the Island Institute of Rockland, Maine, 1997.

Mitchell, Edwin Valentine. Anchor to Windward. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1940.

Rockland Courier Gazette, June 2, 1932. Obituary of Alice L. Conary.

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

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

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