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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Boston Globe, "Dog Bar Breakwater Has Been Completed by the Government." November 12, 1905.

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D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Eastern Point Light." Lighthouse Digest, May 1999.

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

Garland, Joseph. Eastern Point: A Nautical, Rustical, and More or Less Sociable Chronicle of Gloucester's Outer Shield and Inner Sanctum, 1606-1990. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth editions, 1999.

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Mone, Mike (BM1 ). "History of Eastern Point Lighthouse." U.S. Coast Guard, circa early 1980s.

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Sullivan, Kevin. "Coast Guard to automate Eastern Point light - fog signal." Gloucester Daily Times, date unknown (circa 1985).

Sullivan, Kevin. "Light Switch: Eastern Point Beacon Goes Automatic This Week." <Gloucester Daily Times,> September 20, 1985.

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