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Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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Along the Coast, "He Built His Own Lighthouse." March 1909.

Clark, Admont G. Lighthouses of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket - Their History and Lore. East Orleans, Massachusetts: Parnassus Imprints, 1992.

Davidson, Donald W. America's Landfall: The Lighthouses of Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. West Dennis, Massachusetts: The Peninsula 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, Massachusetts: Beacon Press, 1991.

Kelly, Gerald R. "East Chop Lighthouse to Be Renovated." Martha's Vineyard Times, March 26, 1987.

Maine Coast Fisherman, "Letters from the Lighthouses" columns, 1954-57.

Martha's Vineyard Times, "East Chop Light Open for Public View." May 10, 1990.

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

Sutton, Goldie P. "Capt. Silas Daggett Built the East Chop Lighthouse." Vineyard Gazette, October 28, 1994.

Vineyard Gazette, July 3, 1998. "Historical Society announces plans to renovate lighthouses of the island."

Vineyard Voices: Words, Faces and Voices of Island People. Edgartown, MA: Vineyard Oral History Center of the Martha's Vineyard Historical Society, 1998. Interview with Alice Purdy Ray by Linsey Lee.

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

Jeremy D'Entremont. Do not reproduce any part of this website without permission of the author.

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