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Lime Rock Light
(Ida Lewis Yacht Club)
Newport, Rhode Island
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Adamson, Hans Christian. Keepers of the Lights. New York: Greenberg, 1955.

Bachand, Robert G. Northeast Lights: Lighthouses and Lightships, Rhode Island to Cape May, New Jersey. Norwalk, CT: Sea Sports Publications, 1989.

Boston Globe, "Christmas by the Sea." December 7, 1890.

Boston Globe, November 15, 1903. "Heroine of 35 Years Ago as She is Today."

Boston Globe, November 2, 1911. "Succeeds Ida Lewis."

Brewerton, George D. Ida Lewis, the Heroine of Lime Rock. Newport, RI: A. J. Ward, 1869.

Clauson, Earl. "A Half-forgotten Heroine." Putnam's Magazine, February 1910.

Clifford, Mary Louise and J. Candace Clifford. Women Who Kept the Lights: An Illustrated History of Female Lighthouse Keepers. Williamsburg, VA: Cypress Communications, 1993.

Coshcocton (OH) Daily Times, August 5, 1909. "Saves Five More Lives."

D'Entremont, Jeremy. The Lighthouses of Rhode Island. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2006.

DeWire, Elinor. Guardians of the Lights: The Men and Women of the U.S. Lighthouse Service. Sarasota, FL: Pineapple Press, 1995.

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

Harper's Weekly, July 31, 1869. "Ida Lewis, the Newport Heroine."

Harrington, Frances. "The Heroine of Lime Rock." Oceans, November 1965.

Ida Lewis Yacht Club. Typescript at Newport Historical Society.

Longo, Mildred Santille. Picture Postcard Views of Rhode Island Lighthouses and Beacons. Rhode Island Publications Society, 1990.

New York Times, December 18, 1911. "First Baby of Lime Rock Named Ida Lewis Jansen After Famous Keeper of Newport Light."

Newport Historical Society, various unidentified newspaper clippings.

Newport Daily News, May 29, 1958. "Ida Lewis Would Beam with Pride if She Could See Her Lighthouse."

Newport Journal, October 27, 1911. "Death of Ida Lewis."

Petro, Pamela. The Newport and Narragansett Bay Book. Stockbridge, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1994.

Providence Journal, September 3, 1869. Advertisement for steamer Bay Queen.

Providence Journal, September 2, 1965. "6 Women Who Tend Grave of R.I. Heroine Are Honored."

Randolph, Norris. "Newport's Forgotten Heroine." Yankee, August 1959.

Sandusky (OH) Register, December 24, 1911. "New Keeper of Lime Rock Light House Succeeds the 'Grace Darling of America.'"

Skomal, Lenore. The Keeper of Lime Rock. Philadelphia, PA: Running Press Book Publishers, 2001.

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

Snow, Edward Rowe. Women of the Sea. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1962.

Thurston, C. R. "Ida Lewis." Jenness Miller Monthly, June 1894.

Washington Post, October 25, 1911. "Death Claims Ida Lewis."

Waterville (ME) Mail, March 14, 1879. "Ida Lewis."

Wims, Meaghan. "Coast Guard Crew to Restore Lighthouse Keeper's Grave." Newport Daily News, July 7, 2001.

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

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