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Heron Neck Light
Near Vinalhaven, Maine
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Caldwell, Bill. Lighthouses of Maine. Portland, ME: Gannett Books, 1986.

Clifford, J. Candace, and Mary Louise Clifford. Maine Lighthouses: Documentation of Their Past. Alexandria, VA: Cypress Communications 2005.

Crowninshield, Mary Bradford. All Among the Lighthouses. Boston: D. Lothrop Company, 1886.

Curtis, Abigail. "Team Brings Technology to Lighthouses." Bangor Daily News, November 25, 2005.

DeRaps, Ernest G. and Pauline E. DeRaps. Lighthouse Keeping / Light Housekeeping. Wells, ME: FogHorn Publishing, 2006.

Down East, "Penobscot Bay lighthouse faces automation." July 1978.

Harrison, Timothy. "Coast Guard to destroy historic light station." Lighthouse Digest, December-January 1992.

Harrison, Tim. "Mystery Surrounds The Death of Maine Keeper." Lighthouse Digest, June 2004.

Hidlay, William C. "Light Lovers: Heron Neck Symbol of Neglect." New Hampshire Sunday News, October 20, 1991.

Keeper's Log, "Heron Neck Burns." Summer 1989.

McLane, Charles B. Islands of the Mid-Maine Coast, Volume 1: Penobscot Bay. Gardiner, ME: Tilbury House, Publishers, and Rockland, ME: Island Institute, 1997.

Portland Press Herald, August 2, 1948. "Notice to Mariners."

Portland Press Herald, November 9, 1948. "Dragger Fannie Belle Sunk in Collision."

Shore Village Museum Newsletter #1-94, April 11, 1994.

Wilson, J. K. "The Fog-Bark of Heron Neck." Lighthouse Digest, December 1999.

Interview with former Coast Guard keeper Paul Manning, April 1998.

Email correspondence with former Coast Guard keeper Jim Woods, May 2002.

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

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