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Five Mile Point (New Haven Harbor) Light
New Haven, Connecticut
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American Mercury, June 28, 1810. "A Summer Retreat."

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

Beach, Randall. "New Haven is quite a sight from the top of the harbor light." New Haven Register, October 23, 2002.

Boston Globe, May 11, 1986. "Connecticut Lighthouse Receives a Facelift from City Officials."

Delaney, Edmund T. The Connecticut Shore. New York: Weathervane Books, 1969.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. The Lighthouses of Connecticut. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2005.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "New Haven's Keeper's House is a Growing Concern." Lighthouse Digest, August 2006.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "New Haven's Old Beacon Opened to the Public." Lighthouse Digest, January 2003.

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

Hamilton, Harlan. Lights and Legends: A Historical Guide to Lighthouses of Long Island Sound, Fishers Island Sound and Block Island Sound. Stamford, CT: Wescott Cove Publishing Company, 1987.

New Haven Register, May 25, 1949. "Lighthouse Gets First Paint in 20 Years."

New Haven Register, May 29, 1955. "Beach opens at Lighthouse Point Park."

New York Times, August 1, 1890. "New Haven's Old Lighthouse."

New York Times, January 11, 1891. "The Lightkeepers' Tales."

Matthews, Kenneth. "Lighthouse Life: 20 Years by Sea." New Haven Journal-Courier, August 30, 1964.

Trout, Amy L. and Julie Ponessa Salathé. "A Brief Introduction to the Maritime History of New Haven." Journal of the New Haven Colony Historical Society, 1990.

Personal correspondence with Lighthouse Point Park rangers.

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