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Highland Light
(Cape Cod Light)
North Truro, Massachusetts
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Adamson, Hans Christian. Keepers of the Lights. New York, New York: Greenberg, 1955.

Allen, Scott. "Carrying a 404-ton Torch on the Cape." Boston Globe, July 12, 1996.

Berger, Josef. Cape Cod Pilot. Boston, Massachusetts: Northeastern University Press, 1985.

Blackington, Alton H. "A Watcher of Storms and Calms for Nearly Seventy Years." Boston Evening Transcript, January 18, 1930.

Blake, Allison. "The Last of the Lighthouse Keepers." Cape Cod Times, March 30, 1986.

Boston Globe, "Watching All His Life." February 10, 1895.

Boston Globe, "Cape Cod's Great Light." August 12, 1900.

Boston Globe, "New Flash Lamp at Highland Light." October 3, 1901.

Boston Globe, "Cliff at the Highland of Cape Cod Recedes." February 2, 1908.

Boston Globe, "Bill's Desired Solitude Not at Highland Light." October 16, 1921.

Boston Traveler, "Highland Light Flashes 8,640 Beams Nightly to Guide Atlantic Mariners." June 30, 1936.

Burton, Timothy. "Highland Light Relocation Moves Closer." Provincetown Banner, September 14, 1995.

Cape Cod Times, "The Moving of Highland Light." July 14, 1996.

Cape Codder, "Keeper of the Light." February 16, 1996.

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

Clifford, Candace (Project Manager). Inventory of Historic Light Stations. Washington, D.C.: National Maritime Initiative; National Park Service History Division, 1994.

Cohen, Bruce. "Highland Light to Be Automated." Cape Codder, April 1, 1986.

Davidson, Donald W. America's Landfall: The Lighthouses of Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. West Dennis, Massachusetts: The Peninsula Press, 1993.

Daw, Margery. "Light from a Light House." Barnstable Patriot, December 4, 1855.

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

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "Restoration at Historic Highland Light." Lighthouse Digest, June 2001.

Digges, Jeremiah. A Modern Pilgrim's Guide to Cape Cod. Provincetown, Massachusetts: The Modern Pilgrim Press, 1947.

DiGiovanni, Nicholas. "Newlyweds Set Up Housekeeping and Lighthouse Keeping in Truro." Cape Codder, January 25, 1983.

Driver, Clive. "The First Flash of Highland Light" Provincetown Banner, July 18, 1996.

Driver, Clive. "Has Highland Light Been Moved?" Provincetown Banner, November 7, 1996.

Driver, Clive. "Telling the Lighthouses Apart." Provincetown Banner, October 3, 1996.

Early, Eleanor. And This is Cape Cod! Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936.

Gleason, Sarah C. Kindly Lights: A History of the Lighthouses of Southern New England. Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press, 1991.

Harrison, Sue. "Highland Light Back on the Beam." Provincetown Banner, November 7, 1996.

Highland Lighthouse and Keeper's Dwelling Historic Structure Report. Completed in conjunction with the United States Coast Guard. Prepared by: The Building Conservation Branch, Cultural Resources Center, North Atlantic Region, National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1994.

Kahn, Hamilton. "Rescuing Highland Light." Cape Cod Times, March 6, 1994.

King, Loren. "Highland Light Sits Imperiled, Awaiting Money." The (Provincetown) Advocate, July 15, 1993.

King, Loren. "Plans to Move Highland Light Await Legislation." The (Provincetown) Advocate, September 30, 1993.

Mohl, Bruce. "Cape Lighthouse Takes a Step Inland, to Applause." Boston Globe, July 30, 1996.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. The Maritime History of Massachusetts. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1921.

Myers, K. C. "Lighthouse Opens Again to Tourists." Cape Cod Times, May 8, 1998.

Nealon, Patricia. "Dogleg Light." Boston Globe, August 21, 1995.

Noble, Dennis L. Lighthouses and Keepers. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1997.

Nolin, Lori. "The Men Who Moved the Lighthouse Loved It." The (Provincetown) Advocate, August 1, 1996.

Riemann, Robert. "When Cape Light Burns, These Men Know They're Home." Middletown (NY) Times Herald Record, September 5, 1976.

Salkin, Allen. "Light Savers See Bright Future for Historic Beacon." The (Provincetown) Advocate, July 13, 1995.

Small, I.M. Highland Light, North Truro, Massachusetts: This Little Booklet Tells You All About It. Town of Truro, Massachusetts, 1927.

Snow, Edward Rowe. Famous Lighthouses of America. New York, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1955.

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

Snow, Edward Rowe. A Pilgrim Returns to Cape Cod. Boston, Massachusetts: Yankee Publishing Company, 1946.

Starr, Joyce. "Highland Light to Be Rescued." Cape Cod Times, March 9, 1996.

Thoreau, Henry David. Cape Cod. 1864. Orleans, Massachusetts: Parnassus Imprints, 1984.

Trayser, Donald G. "Cape Cod Light." Vineyard Gazette, June 13, 1940.

Weckler, Richard. "The Highland Light." Cape Cod Mariner, Spring 1989.

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

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